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James H. Green

January 31, 1944 ~ April 27, 2018 (age 74)

James H. Green, 74, a resident of rural Churubusco in Allen County, passed away at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 27, 2018 at home.

James was born on January 31, 1944 in Allen County to Howard “Jim” and Freeda (Owen) Green. He spent his formative years in Allen County and graduated from Huntertown High School in 1963

On November 7, 1964 he was married in Huntertown to "His girl" Carol Sue McComb and lived all his life but two years on the family farm east of Churubusco. Where he was a lifelong farmer. In addition to farming he also worked for Kresge then Kmart for 29 years.

He was a big supporter of 4-H where he was a 10-year member then a 20- year leader. He attended Holy Cross Lutheran Church. James was a member of the Indiana Duroc Breeder Association and the Allen County Pork Producer. He enjoyed sports especially Purdue.

The most important things in his life were his family, grandkids and his friends. He loved all auctions but especially farm auctions.

The surviving relatives include his two sons, Chris Green of Fort Wayne and Matt (Amy) Green of Churubusco; his daughter, Angie (Dan) McLaughlin of Fort Wayne; a sister, Vonetta (Thomas) Trowbridge of Kendallville; and his six grandchildren Nathan Green, Brandon Green, Ashley (Clayton) Parker, Aaron Green, Cooper Inman, and Courtney Inman.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years Carol Green; a sister, Ferol Coy.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco with Vicar Don Henry of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 from 2 to 8 p.m., or one hour prior to the service Wednesday morning.

Interment will be in the Eel River Cemetery, Allen County.

For those who wish, memorials may be directed to the James H. Green 4-H memorial Fund or Holy Cross Athletic Department

Online condolence for the family at

Donations may be made to:

Holy Cross Athletic Department

James H. Green 4-H memorial Fund
Churubusco IN 46723

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