Title: Death Certificate
Title: Norwalk Reflector Herald
Title: The New Lexington Herald, Location: New Lexington, Perry Co., OH
Title: Dwight Kellenbarger, Interviewer: Rick Jackson
Author: Dwight Kellenbarger
Title: Gravestone Photo
Title: 1938 Perry County Directory, Url: http://www.kneller.com/records/1938_directory/00004.htm
Note: Email Rick at [email protected] for pictures of this family.
Note: s amazing story: While in the Army, Dwight was the Barber on a ship at Talagee (sp?) near Guadalcanal in 1944 when he was cutting a young man's hair and was chatting. The man was Eugene Feltner, approximately age 18, of Norwalk, OH, who, just 4 years previous, had been riding his bicycle with a friend and noticed the Downeys basement light on. He had "known" that the Downey's visited Florida in the winters and thought that they were gone. He told the friend's mother at the end of the street and she told him to see if he could get in the basement to turn off the light. Gene went to do so and upon looking in the basement window saw Walter Downey deceased. In October, 2002 Rick Jackson visited Norwalk and met Mr. Feltner who confirmed the same story.
Note: In 2002 Dwight Kellenbarger (Louise's 1st Cousin) told Rick Jackson thi
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