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George Green, 71, of Beallsville, died Friday, March 22, 2019, at UPMC St. Margaret Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was born in Cleveland April 4, 1947, a son of the late Thomas and Pauline Sucharzewski Green. George was a proud US Army veteran having served with the 82nd Airborne Division in Vietnam, and a retired telephone lineman for Ameritech Corporation. A member of American Legion Post 768 and VFW Post 5303, George was also a devoted member of the Beallsville Volunteer Fire Department where he served as a Lieutenant. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Joan Myers Green, also by a sister. Surviving are his loving wife, Mildred “Midge” Longwell Green; a son, Kel Green and his fiancé, Tammy Shepherd of Geneva; a brother and sister-in-law, Thomas and Emma Green of Ray; step-daughter and son-in-law, Bonnie and Eric Ritz of Elm Grove, West Virginia; step-son, Bradley Smith of New Martinsville, West Virginia; step-son, Ryan Buckland and and his fiancé, Hali Moore of Woodsfield; grandchildren, Jacob Green, presently a member of the US Navy stationed in South Carolina, Madasyn Green of Akron, Sara Armstrong of Martins Ferry, Kaylie Smith of New Martins-ville, West Virginia, Oliver and Kate Buckland of Woodsfield. Visitation and funeral services were held March 25 at the Harper Funeral Home in Beallsville, with both American Legion Post 768 and the Beallsville Volunteer Fire Department presiding. Full military honors by American Legion Post 768 and VFW Post 5303 were conducted at the funeral home. Burial followed in Pleasant Grove Cemetery near Beallsville. In keeping with George’s giving spirit, his family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the Beallsville VFD, PO Box 68, Beallsville, Ohio 43716. Condolences may be offered at:

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