Mr. Charles Denman Hitchcock, Sr., 111 Pierce Street, succumbed at a Bakersfield hospital October 27. He was born April 7, 1878, near San Simeon. He had been a resident of the West Side Area for 47 years. Mr. Hitchcock was a member of the Midway Lodge, F&AM. He was a retired maintenance foreman. Survivors include four sons, Ira N. of El Centro, Fred of Taft, Charles Denman, Jr., of San Rafael and Kenneth H. of Taft; two daughters, Mrs. Verna Elizabeth Elder of Ventura and Mrs. Elma May Lockwood of Taft; one brother, Thomas F. Hitchcock of Monahan, Tex.; 11 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted by officers of the Midway Lodge, 426, F&AM,at 10 o’clock in the morning, October 29, at the Erickson and Brown Funeral Chapel. Interment will be in the Masonic plot of the West Side District Cemetery.