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Chester W. Green Sr.

1931 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Chester W. Green Sr. Obituary
Chester W. Green, Sr. Chester William Green Sr., born on March 25, 1931 in Henning, Tennessee to the late Anna (Jones) Green and Lindsey Green. He was called home by the Lord on March 30, 2014. Chester gave his life to Christ at an early age, and united with True Vine Church of God in Christ, under the leadership of Rev. Robert Crawford, Joliet, Ill. Chester served in the Korean War and retired from the Army on October 14, 1954, with decorative combat medals. Chester was employed as a certified welder specialist for Caterpillar Tractor Company in Joliet, Illinois for a total of 38 years. He married his wife, Princess (Hinton) Green, on April 25, 1982. He loved to fish, hunt, bowl and garden. He also loved to build homes and customize barbeque pits. Chester was preceded in death by his parents, Lindsey and Anna Green; four sisters, Olla Mae Glass, Lindsey Mae Ware, Kathleen Green and Phea Lanie; four brothers, Robert Lee Jones, Sr., Jim, Jason and Walter Green; and his son, Willie C. Green. Chester leaves to cherish his memory, a devoted wife, Princess Green, mother of his children, Evelyn Green, and their children, Robert L. Nixon, Charlene Green, Marleen Fitts, Pamela J. Green Easley, Anita A. Green Williamson, Vincent E. Green, Chester W. Green Jr.,Maurice A. Green, Tammy S. Green Tatmon, Shawn D. Green. Father figure to Nathan Anderson and Luther Anderson. 27 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephew, cousins, extended family and friends. Visitation Monday, April 7, 2014 from 9:00 to 11:00AM at St. Paul M.B. Church, 1404 S. Briggs St., Joliet, IL. Service at 11:00AM, Pastor Edward Martin,Jr., officiating. Interment following atAbraham Lincoln National Cemetery.
Published in The Herald-News on Apr. 6, 2014
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