Leslie David Green - 69
1/18/2038 - 1/30/2016
Leslie David Green age 69 of Sabula, passed away peacefully in his home on Jan. 30, 2016. Cremation rites have been accorded. There will be a private memorial service to celebrate his life for the family and friends at a later date. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com
Leslie was born on November 20, 1946 in Walnut Ridge, AK, the son of Verlin and Juanita (Carroll) Green. He was educated in Moody, MO and Tampico, IL. He attended Northeast Iowa and Clinton Community Colleges and the Oklahoma Horseshoeing School. He served in the US Army from 1964-1966 in Missile Fire Control. Leslie married Connie McClain on Feb. 23, 1973 in Kirksville, MO.
Leslie owned and operated Green’s Horseshoeing for over 25 years. He also worked at IPSCO Tubular as an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic until he retired in 2014. He was a member of The American Quarter Horse Association, The American Paint Horse Association, and a lifetime member of the Clinton Horseman’s Association of Clinton, where he served as their Trail Master for the past 25 years. He loved hunting with his collection of black powder firearms, he enjoyed boating, fishing, camping with his horses and mules, and trail riding all over the country. He loved playing his guitar and singing classic country and campfire songs.
Leslie is survived by the love of his life, his wife, Connie of Sabula; a son, Richard (Heather) Meyer of Watertown, WI; a grandson, Jacob Meyer of Sabula; a brother, Kenneth Green of Tampico. IL; five sisters, Jeanetta (Leo) Thompson, Patricia Leonard, Mary (Mark) Martin, Shirley Kennedy, and Kathy (Harold) Sanders all from Tampico, IL; his sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Mary and John Smith; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.
None. Cremation rites have been accorded.
There will be a private memorial service to celebrate his life for the family and friends at a later date. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family.View Leslie David Green's Guestbook