Robert Wayne Green , Sr., 70, of Newport News, Va., formerly of Plymouth, died, following an illness, at his son Robert Jr’s residence in Newport News at 10:43 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1, 2000.
Born in Plymouth on June 26, 1930, Bob was the son of Donald Godfrey and Dorothy Beatrice Schrom Green. He attended Plymouth High School.
He was a member of the U.S. Air Force for fifteen years after which he worked in the civil service as a technician for fifteen years, retiring in 1985.
On October 11, 1948, in Salinas, Kansas, Bob and Mary Louise Grey were married. Mary Louise died two months ago on October 2, 2000.
An outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting and fishing.
He was Branch President for the Plymouth Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and a missionary for the church in this area.
Bob is survived by three daughters and four sons. They are: Kathleen Marie and David Fountinelle, Riverdale, Calif., Janet Ann and Gary Whitehead, Clovis, Calif., and Aleta Suzean and Richard Meadows of Orem, Utah. His sons are: Robert Wayne and Deborah Green, Jr., Newport News, Va., Donald Lee and Judy Green, Taylorsville, Utah, James Allen and Janet Lee Green and Larry Richard Green, all of Plymouth, Ind.
Sixteen grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren also survive, as well as four sisters: Alice and Robert Good of LaPaz, IN, Lois Miller of Plymouth, IN, Kay and Larry Randt of North Liberty, IN, and Dorothy Arnold of South Bend, IN, and 2 brothers: Joe Green and Donald and Mable Green, both of LaPaz, IN.
His parents, his wife, two brothers and one sister preceded him in death.
Friends may visit with the family on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2000, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.
Funeral services following visitation will be conducted by President Gabriel Kemeny of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2000, in the funeral home.
Military graveside services provided by the Plymouth V.F.W., # 1162 will be held at New Oakhill Cemetery.
Memorial gifts in Bob’s memory may be made to the Missionary Fund of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.