Samuel L. "Sam" Green, 83, of Jackson, passed away at the home of his daughter, Sunday, January 2, 2022.
He was born April 10, 1938 in St. Louis, Missouri, son of William and Josephine Freeman Green.
He and Melba "Jolene" Thorne were married September 28, 1957. She passed away September 18, 2006.
Sam and Jolene moved from St. Louis to Jackson in 1982. He worked at the former Jackson Auto Body Shop for many years. Sam enjoyed the simple things in life hunting, fishing, camping and just being outdoors.
Loving survivors include three children, Michael (Donna) Green of St. Louis, Nancy Henderson of Hillsboro, and David (Kim) Green of St. Peters; a daughter-in-law, Cindi Green of St. Louis; nine grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren' and seven siblings.
In addition to his wife Jolene of nearly 49 years, he was preceded in death by a son Daniel Green, a son-in-law, Donald Henderson, and five siblings.
Visitation will be Thursday, January 6, 2022 from 5-8 PM at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Funeral service will be Friday, January 7, 2022 at 10:30 AM at the funeral home with Rev. Don Estes officiating.
Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery in Des Arc, Missouri at 2:30 PM.
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