Joseph Patrick Green, 56, of Sunny Ridge, Pearisburg went to be with his Lord on Saturday October 27, 2012 after a long battle with cancer. He was born on March 17, 1956. He was an employee of Chemical Lime Plant for 28 yrs. He was a long standing member of Riverview Baptist Church in Ripplemead. He was preceded in death by his father Isaac Henry Green and his brother Mike Green, both of Pearisburg.
He is survived by his mother Barbara Moye Green of Riverview Nursing Home, Rich Creek; brother and sister-in-law Rick and Rita Green; sister Rebecca Worrell all of Pearisburg.
Joe was the beloved husband of Deborah Schrewsbury Green; cherished father of two daughters and sons-in-law Chris and Jessica Weeks of Winston-Salem, NC; Floyd and Valerie Shealor of Blacksburg; and doting grandfather of Victoria and Sequoia Shealor; and caring uncle of many nieces and nephews.
Special thanks and fond memories from the family to Darlene Diana, Dora, Kim, Wayne, Hazel, Donnie, Patty, Rodney, Kathy, Robin, his church family at Riverview Baptist Church, many friends at Thessellia Methodist Church, Blue Ridge Cancer Center and Good Samaritan Hospice of Christiansburg.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday morning at 11:00 am in Riverview Baptist Church at Ripplemead with Pastor Shahn Wilburn officiating. The family will receive friends at the church Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 pm. Burial will be in the Mt. Lebanon Church Cemetery at Hoges Chapel near Pembroke. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that contributions be made to The Gideons Bible program or to Good Samaritan Hospice. The Kendall Funeral Home in Pembroke is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.