Spotwood M. Green, 71, of St. Clairsville, Ohio, formerly of Bellaire, died Tuesday September 2, 2009 at his home.
Spotwood was born October 1, 1937 in Bellaire, Ohio a son of the late Ray and Gertrude Thomas Green Sr.
He was a retired 25 year employee of Canalco in Clarington, OH. He was President of Greenlance Burger King , Co-owner of Buffalo Wild Wings and a member of the former St. AME Church Bellaire, Ohio. He was on the Board of Directors at the Salvation Army, Bellaire, and the Belmont Community Hospital in Bellaire.
He was a 1957 graduate of Bellaire High School where he played Football, Basketball and ran track. He played Bass Guitar in his Band “Mixed Emotions” and was an avid Golfer.
Preceding him in death were a son, Mark Green, five brothers, Charles, Thomas, Jack, Ray Jr. and Victor Green, Four sisters; Naomi Wright, Katherine Jackson, Vera Green and Helen Beaver.
Surviving is his wife of 51 years, Ida Rieves Green, his children, Nakita John Willis of St. Clairsville, Ohio, Stephon LuisaGreen of St. Clairsville, Ohio, Marie Green of Houston, TX. Four Sisters, Alice Walker of Dallas, TX. Carrie Hopkins of Phoenix, Az, Nettie Eugene Cassells of Hampton , Va. And Mary Henry of Bellaire, OH.
Eight grandchildren Spotwood Hunter Green, Danyal Eaglin, Nina Green, Nathen Belton, Kristin Davis, Natalie Belton, Demar Davis and Isiah Green, a great grandson Avant Eaglin and a host of nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, Ohio on Friday 6p.m.-8p.m. and Saturday from 2-4p.m. – 6-8p.m. where funeral services will be held at 1p.m. Sunday with Reverend Michael Tolliver officiating.
Interment will be at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Northeast Ohio Service Center, 225 W. Exchange Street, Akron, Ohio 44302.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at altmeyer.com