Funeral: Monday, July 16, 2018 11:00am
Visitation: Monday, July 16, 2018 9:00 – 11:00am
Location: Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home Chapel, 4600 County Line Rd., Racine, WI 53403
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Racine – James Larry Green Sr., age 65, passed away peacefully on July 6, 2018. He was born November 12, 1952, in Pontotoc, Mississippi, by the late James and Christine (nee:Roberson) Green.
James was the first African-American to become a full-fledged member of the Racine Carpenter’s Local 91. He was a master carpenter and worked at Ricchio Construction until the time of his retirement. His well-known projects include Target and Regency Mall. He was a Master Mason of Southgate Lodge No. 6 F.& A.M. Prince Hall Affiliation. His favorite past times were racing, hunting, and fishing. He loved to spend time with his family and friends cooking for them and joking around.
James leaves to cherish his precious memory his children Larina L. Green of Mt. Holly, NC; James L. Green III of Burton, MI; Portia A. (Noahm) Sneed of Racine, WI, and their mother, Eloise Green, and his son Joshua Lockridge of Limon, CO; nine grandchildren, his siblings David R. Green, Johnny R. (Antoinette) Green, Jeff E. (Minerva) Green, Arthur L. Green, Denise (John K.) Helm, all of Racine, WI; and Tony R.(Lisa) Green of West Salem, WI; and godson Elias “Eli” Lennelle Green of Racine, WI; and a host of relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his son, Jeremiah A. Green and his parents James and Christine (Roberson) Green.
He was loved by many and will be tremendously missed.
The Green family would like to thank all the doctors and nurses who cared for him through the years. Thank you to all the family and friends that stopped by to check up on him, especially his baby daughter Portia (Green) Sneed. All your help was greatly appreciated.
A Celebration of his life will be held on Monday, July 16, 2018, 11:00am in the Chapel of Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home, 4600 County Line Rd., Racine, WI. Visitation will be in the funeral home from 9:00am until the time of service.