Alfred Miller Green Sr., 79, of Weatherford, passed away Friday, May 30, 2014. Alfred was born Oct. 2, 1934, in Rosebud, Texas, one of four children, to Francis Lucille Miller and Ira Guy Green.
Mr. Green was a retired staff sergeant of the U.S. Air Force. He served three tours of duty in Vietnam as a helicopter pilot and gunner. He was later stationed in San Antonio as a military policeman.
Beloved husband of Amy G. Green, they were married 53 years before she passed away June 27, 2007. He was affectionately known as Papa to most who knew him.
Survivors include six children, Butch Green and wife, Virginia, of Greencastle, Indiana, Tim Green, of Weatherford, Kenneth Green and wife, Rita, of Weatherford, Marie Knowles and husband, Ray, of Weatherford, Amy Jeannette Mercer and husband, Dale, of Brownwood, and Dametria Green and Ryan Callaway, of Austin; nine grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; one brother, Foy L. Green and wife, Maxine, of Belton; two sisters, Margarite Bolen and husband, Gene (deceased), of Garden Grove, California, and Dottie Phillips and husband, Charles (deceased), of Nebraska; numerous nieces, nephews and many friends.
A funeral will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.
The family would like to express special thanks to Regina, Amy, Gary and Scott, of Hospice Plus, who took such loving care of Alfred. And thanks to the great people of Santa Fe Nursing and Rehabilitation Center who cared for Alfred the last week of his life.
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel