William Greene obit part 1
William Greene Dies at Age 65 William Greene, a resident of Wood River for the last 20 years, died at 10:45 a. m., Wednesday, at Edwardsville at the age o£ 65. His death culminated from a gradual decline due to a heart ailment which had troubled him for years and which recently reached an acute stage. A native of Rockbridge, born Oct. 19, 1871. Greene had followed railroad worl£ from early manhood until about 12 years ago. He had been employed by the old C. P. & St. L., also the Wnbash and C. & E. I. railroads. On coming to Wood River, he had worked as a construction construction foreman, and his last .employment, up to about two years ago when his health condition forced forced retirement, was as a night watchman for tho merchants.