William Profyt Greene

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William Profyt Greene
William Profyt Greene, known to friends as Bill (or WP), passed away on November 2, 2017 at the age of 89. A native of Fayetteville, North Carolina, he was captain of his high school basketball team, acted in plays, and later attended A&T College. In 1956, he enrolled in the Army and re-enlisted into the United States Air Force, where he rose to the rank of Staff Sergeant over the course of 23 years, serving in both Korean and Vietnam Wars.
Bill was a member of the Prince Hall Masonic Lodge No.5 for over five decades and Pikes Peak Consistory No. 81 where he achieved the honor of 33rd degree Mason. As a member, he received numerous commendations for distinguished service to community and for his devoted fellowship to his beloved lodge brethren, Kadesia Temple No. 135, and he was active in the Pikes Peak Lodge #5 in Colorado Springs for many years. Bill was an avid fisherman who loved spending time on his own boat, and was also an accomplished chess player.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Uta, his three sons, Mike, Glenn, (Tamera) and Eric, (Alecia) and his eight grandchildren, Savannah, Cameron, Clayton, Isabelle, Justice, Nicole, Caleb, Paola and two great grandchildren, Roman and Camden. Brother George, sister Eva Mae and a host of nephews and nieces. Bill's greatest joy was his connection with and love he had for his adoring family.
Visitation: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at Angelus Chapel
Following Masonic Services, Wednesday, November 8, 2017 from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Angelus Chapel, Repast to follow: from 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. A Celebration of Bill's life will be held on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at Angelus Chapel, 1104 S. Circle Drive Colorado Springs, Colorado 80911. Interment at Fort Logan National Cemetery at 12:00 p.m., with full Military Honors (staging area A).
Memorial donations in memory of Bill can be made to: located at 660 Southpointe Ct. #316 Colorado Springs, CO 80906. Condolences may be shared with family by visiting www.angelusufneraldirectors.com.

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Published in The Gazette on Nov. 5, 2017
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