Richard P. Green, 87, of Elkhart, died Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at Elkhart Meadows in Elkhart.
Richard was born April 18, 1934 in Cassopolis, MI to the late Paul and Gladys (Burkett) Green. He married Norma Richer on September 28, 1958.
Richard is preceded in death by two siblings: Wayne Green and Joan Swartz.
He is survived by his wife Norma of 62 years and a daughter: Deb (Troy) Hall of Goshen; brothers: Terry (Sheryl) Green of Akron, IN; Larry (Jane) Green of Las Vegas, NV; Danny (Lynn) Green of Lambertville, MI; Dave Green of Kalamazoo, MI and a sister: Susan (Al) Wittenberg of Three Rivers, MI. Also surviving Richard are his two grandchildren: Travis and Dustin Howie.
After Richard graduated from High School he was enlisted into the Army after the Korean War. For over 45 years Richard worked for Miles Laboratories where he held many positions over the years of employment. When Richard wasn’t working, he loved being around old cars. In Richards free time he would collect vintage AV and Sound equipment. Richard also loved to produce and film videos for family and friends’ birthdays, weddings, and special events as well as photography. Richard was a past member of Sugar Grove Church in Goshen.
A visitation for Richard will be held Saturday, August 14, 2021 from 10am-12pm at Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman Funeral Home in Elkhart, followed by a funeral service at 12pm.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial contributions be directed to The Faith Mission of Elkhart, 801 Benham Ave, Elkhart, Indiana 46516.
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