Ralph Marshall Green
Ralph Marshall Green was born in Kimball, West Virginia, on August 25, 1943, and passed away in Athens, Alabama, on May 24, 2019.
Ralph joined the United States Air Force immediately after graduating from Mullins High School in 1961. He served honorably for 27 years and attained the rank of Senior Master Sergeant. His service awards include the Distinguished Flying Cross, Outstanding Unit Award with Valor and Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross, among several others. He remained dedicated to veterans issues and military history, spending many hours volunteering at the Alabama Veterans Museum in Athens, Alabama.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Beulah Burks Green; and brother, Kenneth Green. Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Doris Stacey Green of Elkmont, Alabama; daughters, Stephanie Wilson (Kevin) of Jacksonville, Florida, Lisa
Fortenberry (Hughston) of Elkmont, Alabama, Gail Van Goethem (Frank) of Jerome, Michigan; and brother, Tommy Green of Union, West Virginia. Grandchildren include Bree Scott (Dustin) of Anderson, Alabama, and Braeden Wilson of Jacksonville, Florida, as well as many nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to extend heartfelt thanks to the tireless efforts of all of the wonderful caregivers at Athens-Limestone Hospital, Huntsville Hospital, UAB
Hospital, and especially the caregivers and staff at Limestone Health Facility. A special thanks to everyone at the Alabama Veterans Museum in Athens, Alabama.
Ralph was a very loving and dedicated husband, father, grandfather and friend who will be truly missed. He never met a stranger and was always ready to lend a helping hand to anyone in need.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests donations be made to the Alabama Veterans Museum or the charity of your choice to honor his legacy.
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Published on May 29, 2019
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