Forest Grove, Oregon, July 19. (Special) – Wort Bacon, aged 45 years, died suddenly at this home near Greenville last night. He leaves a wife and child.

He had been in Forest Grove yesterday afternoon arranging with John Beal, a real estate agent here, to take charge of his office, and departed for his home about 4 o’clock, and at 11 o’clock he was dead.

He had resided in Portland and in Washington County the past 15 years.

Interment will be in the Wilkes Cemetery Tuesday. Mr. Bacon was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Cyrus Bacon, the aged couple who died here last April within three hours of each other.

The Morning Oregonian – Monday, 20 July 1903 – Obituary