William Andrew Conrad

Born: January 26, 1898 in Abbeville, Louisiana
Died: December 26, 1963 in Lake Charles, Louisiana
Buried: December 28, 1963 in Goos Cemetery, Lake Charles, Louisiana  (Map 13)
Father: Amos Conrad
Mother: Pearl Simon Burrus
Wife: Willie Faye Goos
Married: December 18, 1918 in Lake Charles, Louisiana
Children: Alvin Edward Conrad
John Lesley Conrad, Sr.
Harold Owens Conrad

Lake Charles American Press, Friday, December 27, 1963, p. 5:


        William Andrew Conrad, 65, retired boilermaker at PCI, died Thursday in a local hospital.
        He was a native of Abbeville and resided at Westwood road, West Lake.
        Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hixson funeral home chapel in Lake Charles. Rev. Pratt McCloud will officiate.
        Burial will be in Goos cemetery, in Lake Charles.
        Mr. Conrad was a member of Bellevue Baptist church in West Lake. He was a member of the boilermakers union and at one time was its business agent.
        He was better known as an oil well driller and had drilled some of the outstanding oil fields of Southwest Louisiana.
        Survivors are his wife, Mrs. William Conrad of West Lake; one son, Alvin Conrad of West Lake; one brother, Walter Conrad of Port Arthur, Texas; four sisters, Mrs. Ed Gober of Beaumont, Texas, Mrs. Guy Moore of High Island, Texas, Mrs. C. E. Spalding of Houston, Texas and Mrs. Tommy Mason of Houston; and seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.