Wilbur Green

Wilbur Green

Saturday, February 17th, 1940 Friday, July 5th, 2019

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Obituary for Wilbur Green

Mr. Wilbur “Paw” Green was born on February 17, 1940, he was the third child of eleven children from the late Otis and Annie Lou Dekle Green in Metter, Georgia (Candler County). Mr. Green attended public school in Metter, Georgia and Jacksonville Beach, Florida. He accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior. He was employed at the age of 14 and worked at Inlet Inn in Ponte Vedra, Homestead, BB McCormick and he also worked as a tractor trailer driver at Florida Rock for over 20 years. Wilbur was a self-employed landscaper at Wilbur Green’s Lawn Service for over 25 years.

Mr. Green was joined in holy matrimony to a devoted wife of 51 years, Janice Johnson Green. From this union one son, Michael Sr. was born.

Mr. Green entered into the presence of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Friday, July 5th, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Otis and Annie Lou Deckle Green; brothers, Ezra, Clarence and Bill.

Mr. Green leaves to cherish his memories: a wife, Janice Johnson Green; sons, Michael Sr. (Melissa) and David (Cherri); four brothers, Johnny Paul (Blenda), Otis Jr. (Carolyn), William (Mary), and Harvey Lee (Lisa); brother-in-law, Robert; five sisters, Annie Laur (Earnest) Johnson, Lucille Payton, Rosa Robinson, Eula (Willie) Mincey and Queen (Ronald) Staten; two sisters-in-law, Florita (Joseph) Pope and Patricia (Robert) Powell; three grandchildren, Michael Jr., Latifah and Deion; three great-grandchildren, Camya, Whitney and Michael III; one aunt, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, July 11th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Funerals By T. S. Warden
    4315 North Main Street
    Jacksonville, FL
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    Thursday, July 11th, 2019
    4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Service

    Friday, July 12th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Samuel C. Rogers, Jr. Memorial Chapel
    4315 N Main St
    Jacksonville, FL
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    Friday, July 12th, 2019
  • Interment

    Friday, July 12th, 2019 |
    Restlawn Cemeteries South
    3301 Moncrief Road West
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    Friday, July 12th, 2019

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The Carter Family

Green Family: Please accept our deepest sympathy for you loss! Cherish the hope that God made possible for us, including Wilbur. God gave his very best, his only-begotten Son, so that we might gain life through him. (1 John 4:9) The prospect of Wilbur's living forever under perfect conditions is a hope worth sharing with his loved ones!
Comment | Posted at 08:07am via Condolence

Jackie Gibbs

I'm so sorry for your loss. My prayer is that God provides you all with the strength needed during this difficult time. God will take care of you. Much love to all.
Comment | Posted at 06:45pm via Condolence

Lamonda Saunders

Rest in peace my lovely cousin!❤You will never be forgotten❤
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