SFC Jackie Lee Green, US Army Ret., 69 of Ellenboro died at his residence Tuesday June 8, 2016. A US Army Veteran serving in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star. He was a loyal devoted family man, a retired deputy with the Rutherford County Sheriff's Department, loved gun collecting, fishing and boating. He was the son of the late William F. and Katie Moore Green.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years Irmtraud Hillenbrand Green of the home, Five children; Michelle Green of Monroe, Theresa Cooper (Paul) of Southern Pines, Clarissa Cabrera (Daniel) of Temple TX., Frankie Green of Ellenboro and Ryan Green of Kings Mountain. One brother Johnny Greene of Minnesota., 8 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister Vivian Sanders.
Graveside services will be conducted at 12 noon Friday, June 10, 2016 at the North Carolina Veterans Cemetery, Black Mountain, NC with Military Rites.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the local ASPCA.
Online condolences may be made at www.eggersfuneralhome.com
Eggers Funeral Home of Cliffside is assisting the Family of SFC Jackie Lee Green