Name:    Edgar Charles Madison

From:  The Ogden Standard Examiner, Ogden Utah
Date:  Friday, September 14, 1973

Edgar C. Madison, 73, 2125 Pierce, died Thursday evening at St. Benedict's Hospital of natural causes.

He was born Oct. 22, 1899 in Smiths Center Ka., a son of Charles and Amanda Palmer Madison.  On June 5, 1929, he married Louise Avondet in Salt Lake City.

Mr. Madison was reared and educated in Kansas and attended Kansas State University.  In 1921, he moved to Ogden.  He had worked as a salesman for Caswell's Coffee Co. for 20 years and had worked at the Navel Supply Depot and later for the Hill Air Force Base, retiring in 1965.

He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and Unity Lodge No. 18 F&AM, the Scottish Rite and was a 32nd Degree Mason.  He had been active in the Oriental Shrine Band and was a member of the Queen Esther Chapter No. 4 Order of the Eastern Star and the Trinity Shrine No. 2 Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem.

He is survived by his wife, one son and one daughter, LaMar C. Madison and Mrs. Leland (Marine) Richardson, both of Ogden; eight grandchildren; two brothers and five sisters; Ted Madison and Mrs. Clara Hill, Mrs. Opal Ratliff and Pauline Madison, all of Wichita, Kan.; Mrs. Wilma Campbell and Mrs. Lottie Hundley, both of Kingman, Kan.

Public Masonic funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Flowers Mortuary with Unity Lodge No., 18 F&AM, Sidney C. Peacock, Worshipful Master, officiating.

Friends may call at the Chapel of Flowers, Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Monday until the time of the services.  Interment will be in the Washington Heights Memorial Park.