EDWARD JAMES GREEN
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November 11, 1945 ~ October 29, 2010
"Ed never missed a chance to say, "I love you".
He is loved by many and will be greatly missed. "
Edward James Green, 64, a Vancouver, WA native, passed away peacefully on Oct. 29, 2010 at OHSU after a 6-year battle with cancer. Ed was the eldest son of Virginia Nelson and the late Edward Bernard Green. He was a graduate of Hudson's Bay High School, Brigham Young University, and Portland State University.
He served an LDS mission in Mexico and he proudly served 20 years in the Armed Forces.
Ed was devoted to the Boy Scouts, and served as scoutmaster and in other scouting positions for over 20 years. He received the Silver Beaver Award in 2005.
At the time of his death, Ed was serving as Bishop of the McLoughlin Ward in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was a school teacher in the Vancouver School District for nearly 30 years.
Ed loved movies, music, Disneyland, his family, chocolate covered cherries, his church and serving others. He had a love/hate relationship with the Portland Trail Blazers and was a talented whistler.
Ed is survived by his wife, Teresa; his children Amy, Erolyn, Scott, Bradley, Nathan, Jordan, Megan, Emily, and Justin; 13 grandchildren; his mother; and siblings, Randy, Bob, Dave, Liz, and Gina.
His father and his sister Sue preceded him in death.
Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tues., Nov. 2, 2010 at the LDS chapel at 10509 SE 5th St, Vancouver. Visitors welcome beginning at 9:30 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Cascade Pacific Council of the Boy Scouts of America or the OHSU Hematologic Malignancies Center.
Please sign Ed's guest book at: www.columbian.com/obits.
Published in The Columbian on Oct. 31, 2010