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Robert Wayne GreenDecember 18, 1952 ~ June 25, 2017 (age 64)
Robert Wayne Green, 64, of Bellefontaine and formerly of West Mansfield, passed away Sunday, June 25, 2017 at his residence.
Born December 18, 1952 in Mountain Home, Idaho, he was the son of the late Myron Deryl and Dorothy “Betty” (Dunn) Green.
A 1971 graduate of Benjamin Logan High School, Robert proudly served his country in the United States Army during Vietnam as a military policeman. While serving in Vietnam, he received the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, the M-16 Expert Badge and the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry. Robert enjoyed following sports, especially the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Cincinnati Reds. His biggest joy came from spending time with his grandchildren.
Surviving is his son, Robert M. (Marla) Green of Bellefontaine; grandchildren, Lane, Hayden, Gunnar and Gavin Green of Bellefontaine; his former wife, Jill (Small) Phillips; a sister, Gloria “Cookie” Ward of Bellefontaine; brothers, Jim (Linda) Green of Bellefontaine and Richard “Dick” Green of Zanesfield; numerous nieces and nephews and his faithful companion, his dog Buddy.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4:00-6:00 P.M. Friday, June 30, 2017 at the Wilson Funeral Home, Schnurrenberger Chapel 222 W. Center St. West Mansfield with a Memorial Service to follow at 6:00 P.M. officiated by Nathaniel King. Inurnment of his ashes will be held at 2:00 P.M. Monday, July 3, 2017 at the Dayton National Cemetery where military rites will be observed. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Champaign County Animal Welfare League 3858 OH-56 Mechanicsburg, OH 43044. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.wilsonfuneralhomesinc.com
Champaign County Animal Welfare League
3858 OH-56, Mechanicsburg OH 43044