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Steven James Green

Steven-Green-1Steven James Green, age 76, of Mena passed away Sunday, March 22, 2015 in his home in Board Camp.

He was born on April 25, 1938 to the late James Green and Eleanor Hayward Green in Lowell, Michigan. He was married to Carol Bender Green on September 17, 1972 and was happily married for the last 43 years. Steven and Carol have resided in Board Camp, a home of love and care, for 27 years. As a young man Steven was a carryout boy at Alto Grocery in Alto, Michigan. On July 13, 1956 he joined the United States Air Force where he learned Radar and Communications and was later stationed in Japan. Mr. Green was later honorably discharged in 1962. Following his enlistment in the military, he worked for North American Aviation for a period of 3 years. Soon following, Mr. Green worked for General Electric/Honeywell for 27 years as an Electronic Technician and Multi-System Card Reader. Mr. Green greatly enjoyed motorcycles, guns, hunting, camping, computers, and reading. He also enjoyed taking care of the 20 acres that he considered God had blessed him with to watch over.

He is survived by wife, Carol Green of Board Camp, Arkansas; son, Scott Allan Green of California; daughter, Kitti Green Taylor of Mississippi; grandchildren, Kiera, Christian and Maddyson; sisters, Lila Lee Green Grummet and her deceased husband Robert of Alto, Michigan, Linda Lou Green Hawk and husband Dennis of Alto, Michigan; one great granddaughter; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and one son, Steve J. Green.

Mr. Green was sent for cremation under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena. There will be a Family Memorial Service at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, send memorials to either Alto United Methodist Church, 11365 64th Street S.E. Alto, Michigan 49302, or to the Polk County Library.

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