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Willie L. “Buck” Green was born on February 28, 1953 to parents McKinley Green, Sr and Almetta Clyburn Green in Camden, South Carolina, Kershaw County. Willie moved with his family from Camden, SC to Greensboro, NC when he was three years old. There he attended Greensboro Public Schools. He loved to work and was proud of his many years served with the Guilford County School System and retired after working on the campusof UNC-Greensboro.  Willie loved people and you could hear the laughter from which ever circle of friends you found him in the center of. While he did not have any children of his own he was a beloved uncle and shared his wisdom with many youth during his life. Willie was the youngest of 16 children and was preceded in death by his parents, 5 brothers one sister and is survived by his sisters Celia Moore and Hattie Mae Pitts both of Greensboro, NC, Jannie Gainey of Newport News, VA and Freedonia Stockham of Bridgeport, CT, brothers, David Green (Brenda) of Greensboro, NC, Chalmers Truesdale of Long Island, NY, Robert Truesdale and Johnnie Truesdale both of Kershaw, SC. A host of cousins, nieces, nephews and friends also cherish his memory. Willie also leaves behind a special friend, Deborah Williamson with whom he spent many happy years. Mr. Willie Green died on Sunday, April 30, 2017. A service honoring his life will be held at the Cassie Coote-Brown Memorial Chapel; 909 East Market Street, Greensboro, N 27401 on Saturday, May 6, 2017. The visitation will begin at 11:30 am and the service will follow at 12:00 pm.

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  • Wednesday, May 03, 2017
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Perry J. Brown Funeral Home
  • Saturday, May 06, 2017
    My condolences on the loss of a brother , a uncle and a friend to many. May God bless the family now and in the days ahead.
    ~ Joe Armstrong   Greensboro, NC
  • Wednesday, May 10, 2017
    Dear Family and friends, I am so sorry for your loss; along with the pain come many questions; Job in the Bible asked, "If a man dies, can he live again"? (Job 14:14,15)The answer is yes!. We can have the hope of seeing our loved ones again, right here on earth. (Psalms 37:29)Please accept my deepest sympathies
    ~ Bobbi
  • Friday, May 05, 2017
    Those we love leave us gifts in the form of memories that no one can take away. Wisdom that we can still recall. These are the things that we will cherish forever. May the family continue to look to Almighty God for comfort during this most stressful time since "He is close to the brokenhearted. He saves those who are crushed in spirit." Psalm 34:18.
    ~ P Land   Owings Mills, MD