From the "Pampa News", Monday. 18 February 1974:
Aaron A. Sturgeon, 70, 1321 N. Russell, a prominent trial lawyer and resident of Pampa for 40 years, died at 11.18 p.m. Saturday at Highland General Hospital.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the First Christian Church. Dr. Ralph T. Palmer, pastor, will officiate. Assisting will be the Rev. J. W. Doke, pastor of the First Christian Church of Hobart, Oklahoma.
Masonic graveside rites will be in Fairview Cenetery under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors.
Mr. Sturgeon was born April 5, 1903 in Paris, Tex., and moved here with his brother, the late John Sturgeon, in 1933. He was married to the former Marie Bastin here in 1935.
Mr. Sturgeon was a member of the First Christian Church of Pampa, Pampa Masonic Lodge 1381 AF&AM, the York Rite of the Pampa Khiva Temple, and the Texas Bar Association.
Has was a member and past president of the Pampa Lions Club and was on the original board of directors of the Pampa Youth Center. He also served as chairman of the Gray County Democratic Executive Committee from 1949 to 1953.
Mr. Sturgeon was an attorney for 50 years.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; a son, Ben L. Sturgeon, of Pampa; a daughter, Miss Mary Sturgeon, of the home; and three grandsons, Brill, John, and Lee Scott.
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