Virgil Ray Green, 87, of Oakland City passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at Good Samaritan Home in Oakland City.


Virgil was born on Jan. 14, 1926 in Daylight to Walter & Dolly (Johnson) Green. 


He lived in Oakland City most of his lifetime.  He retired from Whirlpool in 1988 after working there since 1947.  He served in the U.S. Army in WW II as a medic, with the 46th Armored Medical Battalion. Two years ago, he was awarded the Key to the City of Oakland City.  He was an honorary Trustee of the Greater Grace Apostolic Church in Oakland City


He is survived by his wife of 66 years, May (Ash) Green of Oakland City; daughter, Tammy (Paul) Twigg of English; son, Darrell (Heather) Green of Oakland City; seven grandchildren, Tiffaney Saltsgaver, James Blevins, Jared Tyring, Matt Blevins, Brandon Green, Adam Blevins and Jamie Green; nine great grandchildren, Austin, Bailey & Cody Saltsgaver, Izzabell & Abigail Tyring, Jackson Baker, Sylvia Henson, Addison and Alex Blevins; and a sister, Myrtle McCrary of Winslow.


He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, John Lawrence Green; and a sister, Alice Howard. 


Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. (CST) on Friday, April 26, 2013 at Corn-Colvin Funeral Home in Oakland City, officiated by Pastor Jason Clark.  Burial will be at the Williams Cemetery in Pike County.


Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. (CST) on Thursday at Corn-Colvin Funeral Home.  Military graveside services will be conducted by retired military veterans.