Ernest W. Green
WILLARD: Ernest W. Green, 82, of Willard, and former rural Bloomville resident, passed away Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at The Willows at Willard.
He was born August 7, 1930, in Liberty Township, Crawford County, to Sherman E. and Ruth Edna (Minich) Green. On September 24, 1950, he married Marcia A. (Hartschuh) Green, and she survives in Willard.
Also surviving are: a daughter-in-law, Kathy Green of New Washington; three grandchildren, Laura (Alan) Leininger of Fayette,OH, Jennifer (James) DeFrancisco of Worthington, OH, and David Sherman Green of Delaware, OH.; two great-grandchildren, A.J. Leininger of Fayette and Molly DeFrancisco of Worthington; and three sisters, Kathryn Wilson of Upper Sandusky, Lorna Williams of Fargo, ND, and Margaret Dudgeon of Mt Vernon.
He was preceded in death by his son, Gary Edward Green in June 2011; and two daughters, Ronda Louise Green in August 1957 and Terri Suzanne Green in December 1958; and a sister, Roselyn Chamberlain.
Mr. Green was a farmer and was also an equipment operator for Bucyrus Road Materials, retiring in 1992. He was a member of College Hill United Church of Christ, Silver Kings of Yesteryears Tractor Club, and a 1948 graduate of Chatfield High School. He also had served in the Air National Guard of Ohio and he loved restoring old tractors as a hobby.
Memorial services are 11:00 am, Monday, November 19, 2012, at College Hill United Church of Christ, on State Route 4, North of Chatfield, with Rev. Robert Haskins officiating. Burial will be at a later date in the College Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the College Hill Church Memorial Fund or to the Gary E. Green FFA Scholarship Fund at Buckeye Central High School.
The Lindsey-Olds Funeral Home, 3085 S. SR 19, Bloomville is assisting the family with the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.lindseyoldsfh.com