Joe Green, 79, of Burleson, passed away Monday, March 27, 2017. Funeral Services: 1 PM Friday, March 31, 2017, Mountain Valley Funeral Home. Visitation: 6-8 PM Thursday, at the funeral home. Interment: Bethesda Cemetery.
Joe was born March 15, 1938, in Burleson to Guy and Ada (Wicker) Green. He graduated Burleson High School in 1956. Joe liked fishing, woodworking, and he loved to help people. He worked two jobs for 17 years. Joe spent a good part of his life as a caretaker for 3 cemeteries. He retired after 43 years with Union Pacific Railroad while holding a perfect safety record. Joe was the oldest member of Bethesda Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his 2 brothers, W.C. Green and Bob Green.
Survivors: wife, Peggy Green, of Burleson; son, James M. Green; daughters, Tina S. Green, Shelly M. Newell, and Rebecca F. Moore; step-son, Carey L. Thoms; sister, Mary L. Grant, of Burleson; 14 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.
Published on March 28, 2017