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Mr. Robert “Billy” Lee Green, a devoted father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and nephew, departed this earth on Wednesday April 3, 2019 Wake Forest Baptist Health High Point Medical Center.  He was born December 28, 1961 in Clarendon County, SC a son of the late Moses Lee Canty and Dorothy Mae Green. He is also preceded in death by his brother, Wilbert ‘Yogi” Green. 

He started his early childhood education in the public schools of Clarendon County, SC and he later obtained his GED upon moving to Thomasville, NC. 

He was employed at Thomasville Furniture Industries for over 30 years and at Edward Ferrell & Lewis Mittman for over 10 years. He was a devoted Jehovah’s Witness and was baptized in Thomasville, NC, to show his faith with Jehovah. 

His loving and fond memories will be cherished by his daughter, Erica (Melvin) Green and step daughter, Uniquiki “Niki” Stukes both of Thomasville, NC; his former spouse, Lucille Stukes Green; two grandchildren, Malaysia Brown and Amiah Stukes; six brothers, Robert E. (Terri) Green of Sanford, NC, Stanley (Jacqueline) Green of Pinewood, SC, Tyrone Stephen of Bronx, NY, Oran Stephen of Greensboro, NC, Larry (Jennie) James of Loris, SC and Leroy (Mayola) James of St. George; three sisters, Marilyn Green of High Point, NC, Rose (Calvin) Stephen of Charlotte, NC and Bertha M. Johnson of Fort Benning, GA; nieces, Rita Green, Shaquarius Green, Laporshe Green, Tiesha Green, Lexus Green, Olivia Stephen, Jen’ee Stephen, Tanisha Williams, Lashika Williams; nephews, Stanley Green, Jr., Tyrone Stephen, Jr., Corey Stephen, Cornell Stephen, Cornelius James; and a host of grandnieces and grandnephews, other relatives and friends.

A celebration of life service will be held Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. at Phillips Funeral Service Chapel. The family will receive friends at the chapel from 3:30 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Final arrangements are entrusted to Phillips Funeral Service, Inc.

 

        




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  • Thursday, April 4, 2019
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Phillips Funeral Service, Inc.
  • Friday, April 5, 2019
    Love you Man for Ever we just lost that surgical stitch
    ~ Robert E Greene   Sanford, NC
  • Saturday, April 6, 2019
    Will always cherish our Friendship and the years we worked together..Will miss you for sure... Prayers for the family.....
    ~ Eric Walley   Trinity, NC
  • Friday, April 5, 2019
    To the family of Marilyn Green...Sorry to learn of your loss. Keeping your family in prayer....
    ~ Wanda Nunnally   Greensboro, NC
  • Thursday, April 25, 2019
    As a Bible student I know that Brother Green would want his family and friends to know that Jehovah has taken the sting out of death by way of HIS only begotten Son Jesus. So while Brother Green is sleeping in death we the living want to do all we can to follow the Ways of Jesus, to love one another,and most of all to get to know the Most High God. Revelation 21:3-4 I am deeply sorry for the loss of your beloved one.
    ~ Dee S.   Hampton, VA
  • Saturday, April 27, 2019
    Your loved one will never have to face the last enemy, death ever again. In the meantime, his acts of faith live on until he stands up alive and whole in the Paradise. Robert was already familiar with the promises that are in store for those who are obedient, and faithfully serve Jehovah God. he knew that Jehovah hates death.; He views it as an enemy. (1 Corinthians 15:26) He has a longing to conquer that enemy, to undo death by means of the resurrection. He yearns to bring back those who are in his memory and to see them live on earth again.-Job 14:14,15. You can follow along and learn more about how He plans to accomplish this at our website www.jw.org
    ~ Lonnie Burke   Loganville, GA
  • Friday, May 10, 2019
    Our condolences goes to you and yours in this most difficult time . May you find strength from the words of 2 Corinthians 1:3, 4 which reads: “Praised be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our trials so that we may be able to comfort others in any sort of trial with the comfort that we receive from God." What a loving God who cares about each one of us, and is ready to help us in 9ur m9st difficult moments if we allow him to. (John 5:14) He didn't intend for us to grow old and die. He thus has made the SURE promise of a resurrection right here on earth when it is restored to a beautiful paradise (Psalms 37:9-11, 29; Acts 24:15; Isaiah 55;11). Can you see yourself welcoming back to life your loved ones? What a joy it will bring all of us. You can go online to JW.ORG and find out more about this resurrection.
    ~ R&R Lopez
  • Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    God cares for the brokenhearted; Psalm 34:18 assures us that he is close to them. Psalm 147:3 says: "He heals the brokenhearted; He binds up their wounds." God strengthens us by giving us "the power beyond what is normal" to make it through each passing day. Isaiah 12:2 assures us that God is our "strength" and our "might." Please accept my sincere condolences. Always remember God loves you and he cares for you! (Psalm 36:7; 1 Peter 5:7)
    ~ Rachel Morton   Graham,, NC