Gary George Green

February 19, 1935 ‒ June 26, 2020

Butler, Ohio

BUTLER: Gary George Green passed away Friday, June 26, 2020 in Knox Community Hospital, Mount Vernon. He was 85.

Born February 19, 1935 in Limestone, ME, to Robert B. and Anna Pearl (Acheson) Green, and served with the US Army as an operating engineer in Korea.

Gary worked 38 years in construction work.

He attended God’s Anointed Altar in Cardington, enjoyed playing cards and was focused on any event that revolved around his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years Ann Green; their children Sheila (Clark) Swank, Peggy (Randy) Swank. Kathy Phipps; Nancy (Darell) Sanson; a daughter-in-law Tonya Green; 12 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren with one on the way.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son Gary Robert Green in June of 2016 and son-in-law Jerry Phipps in February of 2000.

Although no public services will be held in Gary’s memory, the family hopes that you will remember him in your own special way.

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  • Ann you and your family has Kelly and my condolences. I always loved to talk to the both of you daily. I no this is going to be a hard time in all of your lives. If there is anything you need let me know and I will see what we can do. This has been a long hard year let us make it through the rest of the year safely. It will not be the same seeing you without Mr. Green. Love and respect Mr Kent.

  • So sorry for your loss. He was so much fun to be around so sweet he will be missed very much. God sure did get another angle.

  • I have always admired how close your family is. And once again, that will help get you through. Thoughts and prayers for entire Green family.
    Kay Routh

  • Becky and I are so sorry for your loss of your dad. We always had good times at your house, your dad was funny. You’re all in our thoughts.

  • My heart goes out to all of you I will miss him so bad and all his little pranks god bless you all

  • When we started our married life in a Butler apartment, the Greens were our neighbors. He was a kind man. Condolences to Ann and all of the family.

  • So sorry to hear of this kind mans passing.He was such a sweet person! GOD BLESS all of you in this very very hard time. love and prayers Debbie Agin

  • I am so sad to hear this. Gary was such a fun guy, always happy and teasing someone. You couldn’t ask for a better husband, dad and grandpa. I know one guy that was super happy to see him. Much love to “Mom”, Sheila, Kathy and the rest of the family. ((hugs))

  • My deepest and heart-felt sympathy to Ann and all of
    The Family. May the love of family and friendships help you through this very sad time.

  • My memories of your family go back many many years. I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of the patriarch of this loving beautiful family. I hold all of you tight in my heart.

  • Nancy, Roger and I are so sorry to hear about your dad. Our prayers are with you and your family.

  • Sorry for your loss . Lots of child hood memories. Mom and dad play card a lot. Very sweet family sorry for your loss!! You all are in my thoughts and prayers!! Tracie Lape 💜

  • I will remember him as a kind and generous man who loved his family with every beat of his heart. As I see it, he made his family happy and that is the best legacy anyone could have. He will be missed. Liz

  • Growing up living across the street from the Greens, they became like a second family to me. I can remember spending a lot time with Gary Robert watching Gary work in cars and asking a million questions. Memories I’ll always cherish. The entire family has our deepest sympathies and will be in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Ann, Sheila,Peggy,Kathy,Nancy and families;
    So very sorry to hear of Gary’s passing. He was such a nice man and will be remembered for his “love of family”. Our prayers for strength at this time , but what a reunion he is having with family and loved ones in Heaven. What sweet memories we have of all the Green family in this Valley. Kip & Violet Bowman

  • Ann,
    I am so sorry to hear about Gary, he was a great man, I always said you and him was the perfect couple and that’s what love was all about in a marriage.
    My sympathy and love goes out to you and your beautiful daughters and the rest of the family. Love y’all from your family in South Alabama
    Gail Jordan Hogge

  • My sincere sympathies to you for your loss. I remember a lot of good times at the Green house – my grandma lived across the street and I remember going over to your house when I stayed with her. I know my mom and dad thought a lot of him too! I pray all your good memories will comfort you in the days ahead. Hugs and prayers!

  • Ann you and your family are in my prayers. I will always remember our talks while we would wait at the butler school waiting for Ethan and Reece to get out of school. He sure was a kind man always had a smile.

  • Nancy. We are so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. In times like these please know our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. All things happen in the Lord’s perfect timing so rest assured your dad is right where he should be, in the arms of the Lord.

  • Ann, Sheila, Peggy.Kathy,Nancy and Families. I am sorry for your loss. Gary was a good man . Ann he was your soul mate and the love you too had was great. You all have some sweet memories ,
    cherish your thoughts of him. Love your cousin, in Alabama Virginia {Ginny} Gillens

  • To the entire Green family my sincere sympathies. Gary was a loving devoted husband and father of whom you have many fond memories of. I will keep you all in my prayers and my God bring comfort and peace to you during this time.
    Carol Schoonmaker

  • To Ann, Gary’s loving wife and his entire family:
    I am so deeply sorry for your loss. He was a wonderful person and loved all of his family very much. I believe he loved his church family too. I will always remember him fondly and will remember each of you in my thoughts and prayers. Should there be anything I can do for any of you, please know I will do my best to be present for you in the days ahead. God comfort you, give you peace, and fill your hearts will memories that will bring cause you to smile in remembrance.
    Love & Prayers Always,
    Pastor Donna Ball and Darrell Ball

  • Ann, Shelia,Peggy, Kathy,Tonya,Nancy and families I’m so sorry for your loss. Your dad was a great man. Your family Is a part of my life I love each and everyone of you. So many great memories. Love and hugs to each and everyone of you. Toni and Rick

  • Ann,Sheila,Peggy,Kathy,Nancy and your families.So sorry for your loss.Having you as neighbors was like my second family.Your dad always had a smile on his face.He was always so happy.Cherish the many memories of him.Love all of you! Sandy and Neal

  • To the Green Family,
    So sorry to hear about the loss of such a dear man.. I always enjoyed talking to him and Ann when they would come into school with Ethan. My deepest sympathy to the entire family at this time of difficult loss.. God Bless you all!

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