Obituary: Fred “Buck” Green

Fred Green
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Fred Green
Fred Green
Fred “Buck” Frank Green, 84, died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015.

Fred was born Feb. 18, 1931, in Maud, Okla., to Frank Green and Nancy Elizabeth Little. He was the youngest of seven children. He had three brothers, John, James and Dan, and three sisters, Willie Mae, Carmelita and Wanda.
Fred grew up in Pawhuska, Okla., having been graduated in 1949. After graduation, Fred joined the United States Navy. He served four years and two years in Iwokuni, Japan, during the Korean War, and two years stateside.
After his discharge from the Navy, Fred attended Oklahoma State University, graduating in 1958 with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He came to Rangely in 1959 to work as an accountant for Hegwer Drilling, Jac’s Clothing, Baker Well, Pilcher and Poole and Fran’s Clothing.
He married Frances in 1970 and had two step-children, Cheryl Jensen and James (JT) Tipton. He had six grandchildren: Jason, Jacob, Jenny, Lyndsey, Kendra and Logan, and one great-grandson, JC.
He was an active member of the Masonic Lodge and the Elks Lodge No. 80.
He is survived by: his wife, Frances; a brother, James Green; and a sister, Wanda George both of Bartlesville, Okla.
He was preceded in death by: his parents, father Frank Green and mother Nancy Elizabeth Little; two brothers, John and Dan Green; and two sisters, Willie Mae Burton (Benton) and Carmelita Bond.
Services were Wednesday, Feb. 25, at 1 p.m. at the Rangely LDS Church. Viewing was held from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., just prior to the service. Interment will be in the Rangely Cemetery under the direction of the Ashley Valley Funeral Home.
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