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 William Droy

William Droy

Birth
Troy, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Death 3 Feb 1973 (aged 79)
Troy, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Burial Troy, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 134353684 · View Source
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Obituary from the Edwardsville Intelligencer, Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois, Monday, February 5, 1973, page 3:
  William Droy, 79, of Troy, died at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Chastain's Nursing Home, Highland, where he had lived for the past three months.
  Mr. Droy was born May 11, 1893, in Troy, a son of John and Annie Davis Droy, and lived there all his life.
  He was a coal miner in Troy area mines for 42 years.
  He was married to Aline Leder of Highland. She died Aug. 2, 1972.
  Surviving are daughters Mrs. Howard (Betty) Wakeland of Urbana, and Mrs. William (Joan) Abbey of Dallas, Tex.; five grandchildren; sisters Mrs. Dale (Ollie) Paul, Mrs. John (Mary) Gebauer and Mrs. Howard (Alice) Hanks, all of Troy. He was preceded in death by two brothers, one half-brother and a sister.
  Mr. Droy was a member of the Collinsville local of the Progressive Mine Workers, and of American Legion Post 708, Troy.
  Friends may call today at Mateer Funeral Home, Troy.
  Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home, the Rev. R.H. Mornhinweg, pastor of Friedens United Church of Christ, Troy, officiating.
  Burial will be in Friedens Cemetery.


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 134353684
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Droy (11 May 1893–3 Feb 1973), Find A Grave Memorial no. 134353684, citing Friedens Cemetery, Troy, Madison County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by TammyGღ (contributor 47011141) .