Kennett News and Advertiser

25 July 1963.

     Percy M. Heald, 87, of 131 Sharpless St., West Chester,
died Wednesday at his home after a brief illness.
     Mr. Heald was a retired grocer, having operated a store
at Mendenhall for 17 years.
     He and his wife had celebrated their 63rd wedding
anniversary last Nov. 4.
     He was born in Hamorton, the son of the late Joseph
and Sara Emma Heald.
     He was a member of the Society of Friends.
     Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Carrie Marshall Heald;
four sons, Horace, Landenberg, Pa.; George, Wilmington;
Grant, Kennett Square; and Paul, Wilmington; three daughters,
Mrs. Mary Green, Montchanin; Mrs. Eleanor Galloway, Hockessin,
and Mrs. Sarah Reynolds, Kennett Square, Pa., 16 grandchildren
and 19 great-grandchildren.
     Services were held at the Worrall Funeral Home, Kennett
Square, on Saturday, with interment in Longwood Cemetery.