INDIANAPOLIS – Howard L. Green, 89, of Indianapolis, passed away at 7:34 p.m. on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Community North Hospital, Indianapolis.
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He was born in Hartford City on May 6, 1925, to the late Fred M. Green and the late Flossie L. (McNees) Green.
Howard served in the United States Navy.
He married Exye W. (Steensen) Green on April 20, 1947, in Hartford City at Howard's parents home on West Eighth St., Hartford City.
Exye and Howard lived in Hartford City from the time they were married in 1947 until 1995, when they moved to Oaklandon to be closer to their children.
He attended McCordsville United Methodist Church.
Howard retired from Marhoeffer's Packing, Muncie, after 32 years of employment.
He will be sadly missed by his wife, Exye W. Green, of Indianapolis; one daughter, Tamara M. (husband, Michael) Edson, of Indianapolis; one son, Howard L. (wife, Cathy) Green Jr., of New Palestine; one niece who was like a daughter, LaVerne (husband, Max) Bennett, of Greenville; one grandson, Douglas (wife, Michelle) Bennett; one sister, Betty (husband, Vernon "Sonny") Melton, of Hartford City; several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, six brothers and five sisters.
Graveside Memorial Service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 17, 2014, at Union Cemetery, Eaton. Interment of cremains will follow the service.
Memorials may be made to
, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.
Online condolences may be sent to www.keplingerfuneralhome.com
Keplinger Funeral Home
509 N High St
Hartford City, IN 47348
Published in Hartford City News Times from May 10 to May 17, 2014