Carl D. Green, 90, a lifelong resident of Cleveland, passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at his home.
He would have celebrated his 91st birthday next week. He was a lifelong member of Big Spring United Methodist Church.
He was employed by Dupont Corporation for more than 30 years. He was a member of the American Legion Post 81. He enjoyed golfing and traveling.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Y. Jess Green and Nellie Tilley Green; two brothers: Mack and Jake Green; and a grandson, Rob Westphal.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Merle Sims Green, of Cleveland; three children: Steve Hixson and wife, Cathy, of Cleveland, Annette Phillips of Cleveland, and Terry Hixson and wife, Doris, of Port Charlotte, Fla.; grandchildren: Scott Kyle and wife, Lisa, Chip Phillips and wife, Mary, Mike Phillips, Sarah Lambert and husband, Adam, Kim Hixson, Tina Hixson, and Kelly Hixson; stepgrandchildren: Rendi Welton, Elaine Hixson, and Liana Corn; great-grandchild, Ella Marie Lambert; brother, Jess Green and wife, Wanda, of Cleveland; nieces: Susan Jerfie and husband, Joe, Karen Green, and Judith Green; and nephew, Danny Green and wife, Marcella.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 19, 2013, in the chapel of Fike Funeral Home with the Revs. Lyle White, Debbie Stokes and Adam Lambert officiating.
Inurnment will be Monday at 2:30 p.m. in Chattanooga National Cemetery with military honors.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
The family suggests that memorials may be made to Big Spring United Methodist Church at 1196 Hardwick St. S.E., Cleveland TN 37311.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Green family guest book at www.fikefh.com.