Caesar William Greene Sr., 86, of Kewanee, passed away at 11:35 AM, Thursday, February 13, 2014 at Kindred Hospital in Peoria.Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 PM, Tuesday, February 18 at Rux Funeral Home in Kewanee. Cremation will be accorded following the visitation. Memorials may be directed to the Second Baptist Church in Kewanee.
He was born March 21, 1928 in Plateau, AL, the son of Leander and Susie (Underwood) Greene. He married Geraldine Rosette. Survivors include his loving wife, eight children, Caesar (Joyce) Greene Jr. of Kewanee, Paul Eugene Greene of Galesburg, Bruce (Sherray) Greene of Minnesota, Susie Warner and Markita Greene, both of Galesburg, Tony Greene of Kewanee, Michael Greene of Rock Island and Jacqueline Greene of Kewanee, four siblings, Susie Gilliard of Mobile, AL, Lachester Greene of Plateau, AL, Paul Greene of Mobile, AL and John Greene of San Antonio, TX and several grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Cornelius, Isaac and Arnold and three sisters, Beulah, Alberta and LaDresta.
Caesar had worked at the Walworth Company in Kewanee for many years until his retirement. He was a member of the Second Baptist Church where he had been an usher. He enjoyed gardening and watching football.