Obituary for Joe Green
Joe Green, 79, of Burleson, passed away Monday, March 27, 2017. Funeral Services: 1PM Friday, March 31, 2017, Mountain Valley Funeral Home. Visitation: 6-8PM Thursday, at the funeral home. Interment: Bethesda Cemetery. Joe was born March 15, 1938 in Burleson to Guy and Ada (Wicker) Green. He graduated Burleson High School in 1956. Joe liked fishing, woodworking, and he loved to help people. He worked two jobs for 17 years. Joe spent a good part of his life as a caretaker for 3 cemeteries. He retired after 43 years with Union Pacific Railroad while holding a perfect safety record. Joe was the oldest member of Bethesda Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his 2 brothers, W.C. Green and Bob Green. Survivors: wife, Peggy Green, of Burleson; son, James M. Green; daughters, Tina S. Green, Shelly M. Newell, and Rebecca F. Moore; step-son, Carey L. Thoms; sister, Mary L. Grant, of Burleson; 14 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.