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Willow Island Tragedy
A Virtual Cemetery created by: Betty Lou (Pinkerton) Fulmer
Description: The Willow Island disaster was the collapse of a cooling tower under construction at a power station at Willow Island, West Virginia, on Thursday April 27, 1978. The falling concrete caused the scaffolding to collapse. 51 construction workers were killed.
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Blouir, James B 40898894
b. May 19, 1937 d. Apr. 27, 1978
Ingram Ridge Cemetery
Ritchie County
West Virginia, USA
Blouir, Robert Wm 40898895
b. Jul. 22, 1941 d. Apr. 27, 1978
Ingram Ridge Cemetery
Ritchie County
West Virginia, USA
Blouir, Steven Douglas 6269274
b. Sep. 21, 1951 d. Apr. 27, 1978
Willow Island Baptist Chu...
Willow Island
Pleasants County
West Virginia, USA
Bowser, Richard L 89283361
b. unknown d. Apr. 27, 1978
No cemetery
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Cross, Thomas E 89283134
b. Oct. 16, 1947 d. Apr. 27, 1978
No cemetery
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Deem, Larry Curtis 29611082
b. Dec. 2, 1942 d. Apr. 27, 1978
Riverview Cemetery
Williamstown
Wood County
West Virginia, USA
Deem, Roy Franklin 89285476
b. 1918 d. Apr. 27, 1978
No cemetery
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Disaster, Willow Island 88590979
b. unknown d. Apr. 27, 1978
No cemetery
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Glover, Darryl W. 89052942
b. Feb. 18, 1933 d. Apr. 27, 1978
Riverview Cemetery
Moundsville
Marshall County
West Virginia, USA
Glover, Loren Keith "Keith" 89053105
b. 1934 d. Apr. 27, 1978
Riverview Cemetery
Moundsville
Marshall County
West Virginia, USA
Harrison, James A. 44113463
b. Sep. 1, 1949 d. Apr. 27, 1978
Friendly Cemetery
Friendly
Tyler County
West Virginia, USA
Hendrickson, Claude Joe 89284750
b. Jul. 31, 1938 d. Apr. 27, 1978
Bills Family Cemetery
Calcutta
Pleasants County
West Virginia, USA
Hinkle, Gary Lee 29810832
b. Jun. 30, 1942 d. Apr. 27, 1978
Sunset Memory Gardens
Parkersburg
Wood County
West Virginia, USA
Lowther, Charles Randy 38312293
b. Sep. 2, 1955 d. Apr. 27, 1978
Willow Island Baptist Chu...
Willow Island
Pleasants County
West Virginia, USA
Mather, Ronald Lee 89282834
b. 1946 d. Apr. 27, 1978
Herndon Chapel Cemetery
Parkersburg
Wood County
West Virginia, USA
McBrayer, Howard, Jr 69974297
b. Jan. 22, 1937 d. Apr. 27, 1978
Bethel Presbyterian Cemet...
Waverly
Wood County
West Virginia, USA
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Monroe, Clayton Paul "Paul" 67043118
b. Jan. 13, 1954 d. Apr. 27, 1978
Evergreen Cemetery South
South Parkersburg
Wood County
West Virginia, USA
Moore, Robert B 44092782
b. May 4, 1952 d. Apr. 27, 1978
Sugar Creek Cemetery
Gassaway
Braxton County
West Virginia, USA
Payne, Chet D 58224801
b. May 21, 1958 d. Apr. 27, 1978
Willow Island Baptist Chu...
Willow Island
Pleasants County
West Virginia, USA
Pride, Fred 89282228
b. Feb. 28, 1955 d. Apr. 27, 1978
No cemetery
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Riley, Robert C 89283672
b. unknown d. Apr. 27, 1978
Sunset Memory Gardens
Parkersburg
Wood County
West Virginia, USA
Rupe, Floyd Jerald 6491127
b. Oct. 16, 1936 d. Apr. 27, 1978
Gravel Hill Cemetery
Cheshire
Gallia County
Ohio, USA
Satterfield, Glen Edward 41079666
b. Feb. 7, 1955 d. Apr. 27, 1987
Willow Island Baptist Chu...
Willow Island
Pleasants County
West Virginia, USA
Steele, Earnest 41082172
b. Aug. 19, 1948 d. Apr. 27, 1978
Willow Island Baptist Chu...
Willow Island
Pleasants County
West Virginia, USA
Steele, Emmett 38311832
b. Dec. 9, 1916 d. Apr. 27, 1978
Willow Island Baptist Chu...
Willow Island
Pleasants County
West Virginia, USA
Steele, Larry Gale 38311992
b. Mar. 27, 1946 d. Apr. 27, 1978
Willow Island Baptist Chu...
Willow Island
Pleasants County
West Virginia, USA
Steele, Miles Eugene 38311693
b. Sep. 22, 1951 d. Apr. 27, 1978
Willow Island Baptist Chu...
Willow Island
Pleasants County
West Virginia, USA
Steele, Ronald Dale 38312153
b. Jul. 20, 1947 d. Apr. 27, 1978
Willow Island Baptist Chu...
Willow Island
Pleasants County
West Virginia, USA
Stoke, Richard A 45129792
b. Oct. 27, 1934 d. Apr. 27, 1978
Burnt Hill Church Cemeter...
Williamstown
Wood County
West Virginia, USA
Swick, Richard P. 86414163
b. 1939 d. 1978
Saint Bernard Cemetery
Beverly
Washington County
Ohio, USA
Taylor, Brian Howard "Heavy" 88101291
b. Aug. 17, 1959 d. Apr. 27, 1978
Bills Family Cemetery
Calcutta
Pleasants County
West Virginia, USA
Yocum, Ronald Wayne 29297626
b. Mar. 27, 1944 d. Apr. 27, 1978
Riverview Cemetery
Williamstown
Wood County
West Virginia, USA
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