Celebration of Life Memorial
St. John's Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall
6004 Linnville Road, Newark
Saturday, April 14th
Cedar Hill Cemetery
Friday, May 25
Military honors will be conducted by the Licking County Veterans Alliance
William E. “Bill” Green, age 62, of Heath, passed away on Sunday, April 8, 2018 at the Selma Markowitz Care Center (operated by Hospice of Central Ohio).
He was born May 25, 1955 in Newark, Ohio to the late Charles and Lois (Nicholson) Green.
Bill enjoyed spending time with his family the most. One of his biggest joys in his life was spending time with all of his grandchildren, especially when making crafts together. He was a collector of many things, including coins, knives and old toys. He liked to seek out treasures at various flea markets and garage sales.
He also enjoyed writing poetry and working in his garden. Bill loved having adventures and has traveled all over the world. He was also involved in veterans' causes making it was his passion to help fellow veterans. Bill was planning to set up help for displaced U.S. veterans in the Philippines when he became ill.
He had various jobs over the years including working in his parent's pizza shop, farm markets, digging trees, working in factory management and maintenance, truck driving, quality assurance engineering and running a lawn service.
Bill was a Franklin University graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Process Management. He also served his country proudly in the Army National Guard serving in Desert Storm. He retired as a Captain.
He is survived by his wife, Zenaida (Guillermo) Green; three sons, Nathaniel (Cara Stewart) Green of Covington, KY, Samuel (Katya) Green of Muncie, IN and Ace (Elaine) Bautista of Saudi Arabia; six daughters, Amanda (Jerry) Noble of Tipp City, Aminda (Shannon) Lallathin of Heath, Arian (Ezra) Calubsing of Saudi Arabia, Aziel Bautista of the Philippines, Jozen Bautista from the Philippines and Arvy Bautista of Heath; three brothers, Chuck Green of Newark, Lee (Debbie) Green of Morgantown, WV and Steve (Barb) Green of Newark; four sisters, Christina Green of Sandyville, Lois (Mike) Fry of Carrollton, Beth (Phil) Kaufholz of Canton and Carla (Jeff) McNabb of Cincinnati; eight granddaughters and eight grandsons and one great-grandson. He also is survived by numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by; three infant sisters; and a beloved nephew.
There will be a Celebration of Life Memorial on April 14th from 12-4 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 6004 Linnville Road, Newark.
Inurnment with full military honors will be held at Cedar Hill Cemetery on Friday, May 25th at 2 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made in William's name to The Military Officers Association of America, 20 North Washington St., Alexandria, Virginia 22314 or to USAA, 9800 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78288.
My deepest sympathy in the loss of Sweet Cousin Emmy. May God send his Angels to comfort you in the days ahead. As I always ended my conversations with Cousin Emmy, LOVE, LIGHT and STRENGTH. Heaven has welcomed another home.