RIP Lonnie Green
March 4, 1934 - October 29, 2015
Lonnie O. Green, Jr., age 81, of Collinsville, IL, born on March 4, 1934 in Fairmont City, IL died on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at Caseyville Nursing & Rehab Center, Caseyville, IL.
Lonnie was a Korean War Army veteran. He was a former Fairmont City policeman and was a member of the Collinsville West Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Lonnie was the Secretary Treasurer and Business Agent with the Teamsters Local 50 and also served as the Trustee with Midwestern Teamsters Health and Welfare Fund for the past 20 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lonnie and Mary Green, Sr; two brothers, Charles and John Green and his sister, Melba Howard. He is survived by his wife, Jean Green; his daughters, Dawn (Greg) Green Alvarado of Houston, TX and Kelly (David) Green Beard of Collinsville, IL; his grandchildren, Loni Alvarado Mendez, Tyler Alvarado and Drake McCann; his great-grandchildren, Zachary, Mia, Madilynn and Paisley; his sisters, Annette Qualls of New Douglas, IL, Mary Ann (Jim) Reed of Fairmont City, IL and Susan Merritt of Fairmont City, IL. Lonnie is also survived by many loving step-grandchildren, step-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Jehovah’s Witnesses Disaster Relief Fund or to Unity Hospice in Collinsville, IL.
Memorial visitation will be held from 4:00PM to 7:00PM on Sunday, November 1, 2015 at Kassly Mortuary, Fairview Heights, IL. Memorial service will be held at 7:00PM on Sunday, November 1, 2015 at Kassly Mortuary Chapel, Fairview Heights, IL with Brother Larry Crowder officiating.
A private burial of his cremated remains will be at a later date.