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Leon Green

March 22, 1934 ~ September 9, 2018 (age 84)

Marvin Leon Green, 84, of Litchfield, passed away Sun., Sept. 9, 2018 at 8:05 p.m. in Hillsboro Rehab & Health Care Center.  Mr. Green was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served from 1956 - 1958.  He was born on Mar. 22, 1934 in Litchfield, IL, the son of Clifford & Nettie Irene (Flynn) Green.  He was a graduate of Litchfield High School Class of 1953.  Leon was employed by The Milnot Company in Litchfield as a Plant Supervisor and retired in 1992.  He also worked as a tax assessor for North Litchfield Township for 22 years and had farmed all his life on the family farm as well.  He served in several capacities on the Litchfield School Board including President during the late 70's.  He was a member of the Elks in Osage Beach, MO and enjoyed boating and fishing.  He married Margaret LaVonne “Corky” Lewey on Oct. 25, 1953 in St. Timothy United Methodist Church in Litchfield.  She survives.  He is also survived by:

   1 son,                       Terry (Debbie) Green of North Carolina

   1 daughter,               Sherry (David) Reener of Litchfield

   4 grandchildren,        Abby Schneider of Litchfield

                                    TJ (Maria) Green of Springfield

                                    Brandon (Cyndi) Green of North Carolina

                                    Nicole (Seth) Baker of Baltimore, MD

   3 step-grandchildren,         Ben Reener of Belleville

                                              Elizabeth Drewel of Gillespie

                                              Jennifer (Shawn) Swank of Gillespie

   10 great-grandchildren

He was preceded in death by his parents.


Funeral services will be held Fri., Sept.14, 2018 at 11 a.m. in Plummer Funeral Home in Litchfield.  Rev. Jon Magnuson, of Beacon Church in Litchfield, will officiate.  Burial will be in Elm Lawn Cemetery in Litchfield.  

Visitation will be held Thursday from 5 – 8 p.m. in Plummer Funeral Home.  The family suggests memorials to Montgomery County Cancer Assn. or the Spinal Cord Society. 


Donations may be made to:

Montgomery County Cancer Association Pat Cailey Treasurer
19 Circle Drive, Litchfield IL 62056

Spinal Cord Society

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