Herman Henry Greene

April 19, 1925 ~ November 25, 2018 (age 93)

Herman Henry Greene, 93, of HIllsboro, IL passed on Sunday, November 25, 2018, at Montgomery Nursing & Rehab Center in Taylor Springs, IL.  A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at St. James Baptist Church in Hillsboro, IL. Rev. James Hayes, Pastor of St. James Baptist Church, Hillsboro, IL will officiate.  Military rites will be accorded by VFW Post 1306 and American Legion Post 425.

Mr. Greene was born on April 19, 1925, in Duluth, MN, to the late Ernest & Blanche (Johnson) Greene.  He was a Class of 1943 Graduate of Roosevelt High School in Gary, IN & Graduate of Pasadena School of Engineering in Pasadena, CA.  He was a WWII Veteran, where he served in the 2nd Calvary Division, Army.  Mr Greene retired from the California Department of Corrections in 1972, where he was a Food Manager for 22 years.  He married Billie Claybrook, on September 10, 1985, in Los Angeles, CA.  She survives in Hillsboro, IL.  Mr. Greene was a member of St. James Baptist Church in Hillsboro, IL and Hillsboro Lions Club, where he was a past president.  He had  lived in Los Angeles, CA for 50 years and moved to Hillsboro, IL in 1993.  

Mr. Greene is survived by his wife, Billie Greene of HIllsboro, IL; three sons, Ronald Greene of Hemet, CA; Michael Greene of Los Angeles, CA & Anthony Greene of Pamona, CA. three daughters, Gwen Schuler of Washington; Cynthia Keins of Washington, & Alexandria Gilliam of Las Vegas, NV;  one step daughter, Ininia Wideman of Springfield, IL;  several grandchildren and several great grandchildren.  Along with his parents, Mr. Greene was preceded by two daughters, Jackueline Greene; Marilyn Haycke; five brothers and four sisters.


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