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George Edward Green

Birth Date: June 14, 1949
Death Date: September 5, 2016

George Edward Green was born in San Francisco, California on June 14, 1949, to Reverend George W. Green and Olivia Theresa Green. His mother, Olivia Green and his sister, Regina Green Pelzer, preceded his in death. His father, George E. Green Sr., resides in Las Vegas, Nevada. His only aunt, Carrie Broussard resides in Berkeley, California.

George was baptized at Mount Pilgrim Missionary Baptist in San Francisco, California, where he sang in the youth choir and was a youth usher. George met the love of his life, Elaine Hurst, playing kickball on the school yard at Sheridan Elementary school in the 6th grade. From their marital union they had four boys and two girls.

After high school, George worked for Standard Oil and Crown Zellerbach as a professional printer. George began his career with the City and County of San Francisco in 1972 as a Bridge Tender. George later promoted to the Stationary Engineer field. While his working career spanned 47 years, George continued his educational pursuits by completing the Apprenticeship/BS in Mechanical & Electrical Engineering in 2008. He was a proud member of Local 39, Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Union. He participated in and with union leaders to make significant changes to protect and enhance member working conditions and safety training.

George was compassionate and loved working on cars, motorcycles and just about anything that took his interest. A great explorer, in his spare time he went golfing, fishing, and going to Goodwill for bargains. He loved life and worked to instill great virtues to young men wherever he traveled because he love to inform ad educate. On his many travels George would get to know all people from the San Francisco Bay area to the Bahamas.

George leaves his loving family and cherished wife of 50 years, Elaine Green and children: LeMone Green, Ratina Green-Dixon, George Green Jr., Jamal Green, Rashad Green, and Zukiya Green.

There are 18 grandchildren: Keyara Green, Kristopher Beams, Myles Green, Alaysha, Green, George Green V., Jaylin Green, Henry Green, Harrison Green, Javon Green, Jordyn Green, Alphonse Dixon, Elijah Green, Hasani Green, Anaya Simon, Kasmir Hill, Zillon Hill, Nathaniel Green, and Hannah Green. Along with a host of family members and close friends who loved George and have expressed there condolences. George will be forever missed by all.

Church Service
September 22, 2016
11:00 am
Antioch Progressive Church
7650 Amherst St. Sacramento, CA 95832
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Committal Service
September 22, 2016
1:30 pm
Sunset Lawn Memorial Park
4701 Marysville Blvd Sacramento, CA 95838
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  1. Elaine and Family,
    My sincere condolences to you. And Elaine I was so very happy to have talked with you today.
    My fondest memory of all was how George saved us from disaster on the Bay Bridge during the '89 World Series Earthquake. We were the last car to make it across before the top of the bridge came down and blocked the rest of the traffic. We made it back to Sacramento in record time since I believe George was driving fiercely at 100 mph. You and George were my commute buddies.
    I will never forget how kind and considerate George was in his "macho" way.
    God has given you and your family a Blessed Gift…..MEMORIES OF GEORGE TO BE CHERISHED.
    God Bless and Keep you all.
    Fondly always,
    Ginger K. Napue

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