LTC (ret) Earl M. Greene (Sam), originally from Glen St. Mary died Sunday, November 20, 2011 at his home in Northbrook, Illinois surrounded by his family. Sam was preceded in death by his first wife Kathryn, sister Glenna Greene Booth and parents, Aubrey and Ruth Leymaster Greene.Sam was a Lambda Chi Alpha at Florida Southern College, a member of A. O. Fay Lodge No. 676, Highwood, Illinois; the Glenbrook Shrine Club; Lake Michigan Chapter No. 289, National Sojourners; Heroes of ’76; Scottish Rite; Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts; Flagon and Trencher (Descendants of Colonial Tavern Keepers). He retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army in 1983.
Survivors include wife Margaret; sister Trilby (Terry) Crews; children Alan (Virginie), Mary Carter (Ken Schatz), Richard Jr. (Janine), Craig and Kevin; grandchildren Ben, Adam, Richard III, Marc and Taylor; cousins Betty Leymaster Moran and Dana (Daniel) Thomas Duggar.
A memorial service with Military Honors was held in January.