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Roy Lee Green

December 26, 1945 — March 10, 2023

Roy Lee Green, 77 of Tipton died Friday, March 10, 2023 at The Waters of Tipton. He was born in Tipton on December 26, 1945 to Bethel & Joan (Gipson) Green.

Roy retired from General Motors in Kokomo.  He also proudly served his county in the Indiana National Guard.  Roy graduated from Tipton High School in 1964.  Even after graduation he still loved to follow the Blue Devils Sport program and supported the local youth athletes.  He was an avid watcher of both girls and boys high school sports, rarely missing a home game.  Roy really enjoyed watching IU sports and he could tell you about all of the IU players and coaches.

He was a quiet beautiful soul who loved spending time at the library and the park.  You might see him on his bicycle or in the past year his blue golf cart. He loved riding in the country to enjoy watching crops grow and the beauty of nature.  He also frequented the Jim Dandy; he truly cared about the waitresses.

He is survived by three children, Brent Green and wife Robin of North Carolina, Michael Green of Tipton, and Kelley Green of North Carolina; siblings, Willodean Crane of Tigard, Oregon, Billy Green and wife Sherrill of Tipton, Judy Schmitz of West Springs, Illinois, Sandra Smith and husband Sky of Hendersonville, North Carolina, JoEllen Scott of Tipton; grandchildren, Austin Green, Miranda Green, and Hunter Green.  Roy was preceded in death his parents and siblings, Edward Green and Jim Green.

A memorial service for Roy will be held at 12:00 Noon on Friday, June 23 at Young-Nichols Funeral Home.  Visitation will start at 10:00 a.m.  Roy will be buried in Fairview Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made in Roy’s honor to American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, Illinois 60674 or IU Health Tipton Foundation, 1000 S. Main Street, Tipton, Indiana 46072 or American Diabetes Association, 8604 Allisonville Road, Suite 140, Indianapolis, Indiana  46250.

Young-Nichols Funeral Home is honored to assist the Green family in their time of need.

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