Richard B. Green, 83, of South Amherst (formerly of Elyria) died from a short illness at Community Health Partners in Lorain, Oct. 23, 2007.
He was born April 9, 1924, in Elyria, Ohio, the son of Ezra and Hazel (nee Bristo) Green. He was a supervisor for Ohio Screw Products in Elyria, retiring in 1989. He was a member of St. Johns United Church of Christ in South Amherst, where he was involved in various committees including the church supper crew. Green enjoyed golfing, fishing, traveling, and basketball. He was a 1943 graduate of Wakeman High School, where he played basketball on the county championship team and was named to the all county team. He was also known for his love of pie and ice cream.
Survivors include his son Richard (Francey) Green of Florence Township; grandson Douglas Green of Berlin Heights; brother Nelson Green of Wakeman; and sister Caroline Bechstein of Florence Township.
Preceding him in death were his wife, Olive (nee Butler) Green; parents, Ezra and Hazel (nee Bristo) Green; son, Douglas Green; and grandson, Michael Richard Green.
Friends may call 10 a.m. until mass at 11:30 a.m. Monday at St. Johns United Church of Christ 204 Leonard St., South Amherst. Internment wil follow at Evergreen Cemetery, South Amherst.
Contributions may be made to the St. Johns United Church of Christ Memorial Fund, 416 Leonard St., South Amherst.