Edgar Poole Green, 73, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at his home in Shelley.
He was born Dec. 24, 1940, in Menan to Robert Dennis Green and Mary Harriet Poole Green. He was raised in Menan for 10 years and then moved to Terreton. Edgar attended school in Menan and Hamer, graduating from West Jefferson High School.
He worked on the farm in Terreton and in Arco as a meat cutter for IGA. He later moved back to Terreton to work on the family farm and retired in 1999. He enjoyed farming, flying, fishing, trail riding, working, being with family, spending time with his grandchildren and flipping quarters for Pepsi at Simmons Hardware in Terreton.
Edgar was a member of the LDS Church, in which he served in various church callings, including bishopric counselor, bishop, member of the High Council and High Priest Group Leader. He and Mary Alice served in the Idaho Falls Temple in the baptistery, as well as serving missions at Martins Cove in 2002 and Cove Fort in 2003. They later moved to Shelley in 2004.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Alice Sant Green; children, Lauri (Dan) Pratt of Farmington, Utah, Mary Jo (Jerry) Goodspeed of Kaysville, Utah, Dennis (Jodi) Green of Farr West, Utah, Debra (Von) Bean of Lemhi, Idaho, and Julie (Tom) Gauchay of Idaho Falls; siblings, Mary Capps, Annette Peterson and Lewis Green; 24 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Grace Hobley; brother, Von Green; and great-grandson, Ethan Gauchay.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 25, at the Shelley 5th Ward Chapel, 513 S. Park Ave., with Ryan Kidman officiating. The family will visit with friends from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, at Eckersell Memorial Chapel, 101 W. Main St. in Rigby, and from 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Monday prior to services at the church. Interment will be in Fielding Memorial Park Cemetery in Idaho Falls.
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