William H. "Dick" Webber
William H. "Dick" Webber, 84, Route 1, Brownsville Road, died at 11 
a.m. Tuesday at his home. He was employed in the switching department of 
Mt. Vernon Car Manufacturing Co. before his retirement.

Mr. Webber was born in Jefferson County March 15, 1897, the son of 
Thomas J. and Alice (Eskew) Webber. On Aug. 28, 1923, at Salem, he married 
Bertha Boyle, and she survives.

In addition to his wife, survivors include one son, Bill of 
Pinckneyville, one daughter, Mrs. Charles (Gladys) Shields of Mt. Vernon; five 
granddaughters, eight great-grandchildren, three nephews and one niece.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Hughey 
Funeral Home with the Rev. Ron Reynolds officiating. Burial will follow in 
Bethel Memorial Cemetery.

Friends may call after 5 p.m. today at the funeral home. Military flag 
presentation rites will be conducted at the cemetery.

An Army veteran of World War I, Mr. Webber was a member of World War I 
Barracks No. 308 of Benton and the Brotherhood Railroad Carmen of 
America. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and two 

Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: Wednesday, February 10, 1982
Submitted by Tonya (Lane) Jolly
Relationship - great-grandfather

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