Steve William Green

steve green

May 17, 1937 ~ June 30, 2022

Born in: Swain Co., NC
Resided in: Leicester, NC

Steve William Green, 85, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, June 30, 2022.

Steve was born May 17, 1937, in Swain County to the late Alton and Dorothy Lindsey Green. He served our country in the US Army and retired after more than 30 years as a railroad engineer. He enjoyed farming and was an active member of Newfound Baptist Church where he was chairman of the cemetery committee.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Marie Shook Green; a daughter Angie Williams (Larry); sons, Randy Green (Donna) and Jeff Green (Pam); six grandchildren, Wesley Green (Candra), Kirby Wells (Grey), Jake Green (Katie), Ethen Green (Chelsea), Tiffani Williams (James Freeman) and Jason Williams; five great-grandchildren, Hadley Green, Mitchell Green, Sydney Wells, Walker Cassada and Mya Freeman; two sisters, Joyce Bramlett and Ann Welch and three brothers, Bruce, Roy and Wayne Greene.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Newfound Baptist Church with Pastor Bradley Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the church from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. prior to the service.


Funeral Service: July 5, 2022 2:00 pm

Newfound Baptist Church
New Leicester Highway
Leicester, NC 28748

Visitation: July 5, 2022 1:00 pm - April 12, 2024 2:00 pm

Newfound Baptist Church
New Leicester Highway
Leicester, NC 28748

Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. Family—
    So sad to hear about the loss in your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you now and in the weeks to come.

  2. Marie, It’s with sorrow that I learned of Steven’s tragic accident. Please accept my condolences to you and to all that loved Steven.

  3. Kirby and family,
    So sorry for the loss of your grandfather.
    Love and sympathy,
    Cathy and David Kaufman

  4. Marie and Family It is with a sadden heart that I send condolences to you. So sorry about Steve. Glad that I got to see you at Ron’s service. Sending sympathy and wishing you Peace.

  5. Our deepest sympathy for your loss. Jeff you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers

  6. Randy, Jeff and all family, we all are so sorry to learn of Steve’s passing, but we know Heaven gained another angel. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Many memories come to mind as the years have passed. May God give each of you grace, peace and hold you close in the days ahead.

  7. Marie, I am so sorry to hear about Steve’s passing. Always enjoyed talking to him at church. Praying for you and your family during this time. May God give you peace and comfort.

  8. To the Family of Steven Green. So sorry to hear that Steven has passed away. One of my neighbors called just a while ago to tell me that he had an accident. I won’t get to attend the funeral because of another commitment. You have my deepest sympathy. Love and prayers, Rose Green.

  9. My heart breaks for you all, Steve was a wonderful person and cousin, I’m so very sorry prayers and love to you all.
    Gena Bowers Makowski

  10. Marie an family
    So sadden for the loss of a wonderful man. Everyone in our thoughts an prayers. What the heart has once owned it shall never lose.
    Love in Christ
    Ricky an Anne Freeman

  11. Marie and Family sorry to learn of Steve’s passing. Each of you are in my thoughts and prayer.

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