Norman O. Green of Miami died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2007, at Integris Baptist Regional Health Center in Miami after an illness. He was 82.
Mr. Green was born Dec. 6, 1923, in Granby, Mo., to Hubert and Zora (Johnston) Green. He lived in Miami for 17 years, moving from Sheffield Lake, Ohio.
He was a World War II veteran of the Army. He served in Patton's 3rd Armored Division during the Battle of the Bulge.
He worked for Ford Motor Company for 30 years as a paint inspector in Lorraine, Ohio. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of Miami.
He married Mary Belmont on Aug. 13, 1945, in Columbus, Kan. She preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by two sons, Thomas Hubert Green and Daniel David Green; his parents; one brother, Cloudie Green, and three sisters, Lorine Warren, Elda Wilson and Nola Palmer.
Survivors include three sons, Norman O. Green II of Tulsa, John Mark Green of Vermillion, Ohio, and Terry D. Green of Avon, Ohio; two daughters, Linda L. Short of Joplin, Mo., and Kaye Conrad of Miami, nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchilden.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Miami. The Rev. Bob Barker will officiate. A private family inurmet will take place.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.