Funeral services for Lee Caffey, age 68, were held April 10 in the Memorial Chapel of the Johnson Mortuary in Mangum with Rev. Mitchell Lowry officiating, interred in the Riverside Cemetery. Lee Caffey was born July 27, 1835 in Roger Mills County Oklahoma to Mr. and Mrs. John Caffey. He came to Greer County in 1919. He married Louella Guernsey in Cheyenne on November 24, 1920. They made their home in Greer County where he was engaged in ranching most of his life. He was a member of the Old Pioneer Cowboys Association and a former officer of the organization.
He was a Veteran of World War I and a past Commander of Mangum American Legion Post and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
He was a member of the Black Beaver Council of Boy Scouts and a member of the Elks Lodge.
When he first started in business he was a partner in the Ford Automobile Agency here. Later, he became wholesale distributor in Mangum for Texaco Inc.
Mr. Caffey passed away suddenly April 8, 1964 at his ranch near Mangum.
His wife preceded him in death. Survivors are: Mrs. Dorothy Lee McGregor of Oklahoma City; two sons, Bill of Woodward and Gene of Mangum; two sisters, Mrs. Guy Brooks of Mangum and Mrs. Bill Pace of Amarillo, Texas, seven grandchildren.
Cheyenne Star April 23, 1964