The obituary of Robert Inman.

Wilson Daily Times, 27 May 1947.


In the 1920 census of Toisnot township, Wilson County: Lem Inman, 36; wife Edna, 25; and children Robert, 9, Pearle, 7, Jessie, 4, Lillie, 2, and Edna, 2 months.

In 1941, Robert Inman registered for the World War II draft in Wilson County. Per his registration card, he was born 25 August 1911; lived at 400 Viola Street; his contact was mother Edna Inman, Elm City; and he was unemployed.

Robert Inman died 24 May 1947 in Vanceboro, Craven County, North Carolina. Per his death certificate, he was born 26 August 1919 in Lumberton, N.C. to Lem Inman and Edna McNeil; was married to Arnetta Inman; worked as a farmer; and was buried in Wilson. Cause of death: “shotgun wound on abdomen region of the navel.” The coroner added:  “at home 12 gauge shotgun #8 shell in the belly.”

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