R.C. Greer is Claimed by Death at Magnolia
Richard C. Greer, 77, of 275 S. Main St, president and chairman of the board of The Bank of Magnolia Co., died Tuesday in his
home after an illness of three weeks.
He had been president of the bank since 1928 and board chairman 30 years.
Born in Magnolia, he attended Howe Military Academy in Indiana and was graduated from Cleveland East Tech High School and
the University of Pittsburgh.
A Veteran of World War I, he was a memberof the Sandy Valley Post of the American Legion at Waynesburg. He also was a
member of Magnolia Lions Club, Sandy Valley Ruritans Club and Magnolia Trinity Lutheran Church where he has sung in the
choir 60 years.
In his early days he had played sandlot baseball for 33 years.
Survivors include his widow, Leota, a daughter, and two sons and 11 grandchildren. His first wife, Elizabeth, died in 1947.
Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Friday. Burial will be in the Magnolia Cemetery mausoleum. Friends may call from 7-9 pm
MRS. R.C. GREER DIES AT HOME IN MAGNOLIA
Bankers Wife was leader in Community Affairs
Mrs. Elizabeth Chapin Greer, wife of Richard C. Greer, President of the Magnolia Bank, died early this morning in her home on S.
Main St after an extended illness.
Born in Canton 55 years ago, Mrs. Greer was a daughter of L. C. Chapin, well-known Canton residents. After her graduation from
Old Central High School, she was graduated from Denison University.
Following her marriage to Mr. Greer, 19 years ago, she resided in Magnolia where she became one of the leading residents.
Mrs. Greer was an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church, a teacher in the junior department of the Sunday School and an
officer of Sandy Valley Women's Club.
In additon to her husband she leaves one daughter, two sons, all of the home, one sister of Canton.
The body is at the funeral home where friends may call Sunday after 7 pm and Monday after 2 p.m. Funeral services will be in
Trinity Lutheran Church. The body will be placed in the mausoleum in Magnolia Cemetery. The casket will be open at the church
an hour before the church service