LARUE - Harold Veldon Greene, 80, of LaRue, died Tuesday afternoon April 8, 2014 at the Kindred Nursing Center in Marion.
He was born May 14, 1933, in Cordell, Kentucky to the late Morton and Beatrice (Berry) Greene; he was also predeceased by one brother Donald Greene
Harold retired as a Tool and Die Supervisor at Delo Screw Products in Delaware after nearly 30 years.
Harold had attended the LaRue Baptist Church; he had a passion for anything to do with the outdoors such as fishing, camping and hunting (especially grouse). Harold was an avid reader; some of his favorites were westerns, Zane Grey novels and anything about history. He and Polly loved traveling and in his younger days he enjoyed playing softball.
But the true center of his life was his family and the time he spent with them.
Surviving is his wife Polly (Coy) whom he married Aug. 6, 1977, at Zaleski, Ohio, eight children: Harold K. (Dee) Greene, Marysville, Lloyd (Kolleen) Milliron, Marion, Jim Milliron, Kings Mountain, North Carolina, Butch (Linda Lou) Milliron, Delaware, Charlene (Bob) Flint, Marysville, Brenda (Merrill) Eggleston, Marysville, Linda Sue Roloson, Delaware and Roberta Lee Smith, Delaware, 69 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, nine brothers and sisters: Dwight (Pat) Greene, Radnor, Carol (Milton) Martindale, Marysville, Phyllis Tannert, Ravenna, Luretta Cox, McArthur, Janan Barr, Marion, Mary (Calvin) Hawkins, McPherson, Kansas, Terry (Bob) Ciaraldi, Marysville, Patricia Miller, Ocala, Florida and Joan(Rod) Green, McPherson, Kansas.
Funeral services will be held Saturday April 12, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the LaRue Baptist Church, Revs. Robert Flint and Tim Pasma will officiate; burial will follow in the LaRue Cemetery. Friends may call Friday from 4-7 p.m. at the Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home in LaRue.
Memorial gifts may be made to the
. 1379 Dublin Road Columbus, OH 43215.
Condolences and remembrances may be expressed at www.stofcheck-ballinger.com.