Henry C. Breeden, 84, of Dresden, died at 4:10 p.m. Tuesday at his home of an apparent heart attack. He had been in ill health for oneyear and seriously ill since Christmas.
Mr. Breeden retired in 1955 as a stationary engineer with the C. Findeiss Sons Company.
He was born April 28, 1876, in Monroe County, the son of Richard and Hannah Daily Breeden. His wife, Lucy Pearl Breeden, died June 24, 1948.
Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Vera Stroud of Byesville, Mrs. Elsie Vegh of Canton, Mrs. Eva McCoy of Dresden, Mrs. Velma Birkhimer of Dresden and Mrs. Wilma Jennings of Coshocton; one son, Arnold R. of Lima; 22 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; one brother, Joe Breeden of Byesville and one sister, Mrs. Lulu Belle Larrick of Byesville. One daughter, two brothers, two sisters and two grandsons are deceased.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Dresden Chapel of the Baughman and Sons Funeral Home with the Rev. C. Driftmyer officiating. Burial will be in Dresden Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p.m. today.