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Larry Ellis Green

Born: 
Tuesday, March 13, 1945
Died: 
Friday, December 10, 2021
Birthplace: 
Bellingham, WA
Service Information: 
A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, January 9th, 4 p.m., at the VFW Post 9301, 7011 Hannegan Rd., Lynden, WA.

Larry Ellis Green age 76, went to be with the Lord on Dec 10th, 2021, at Homeplace Memory Care in Oak Harbor, WA.

He was born to Ellis and Juanita (Buchanan) Green on March 13, 1945, in Bellingham, WA. He joined the United States Air Force in 1963 and was stationed in Lubbock Texas with the Air Police.

Larry met his wife-to-be at the Lynden High School and the Assembly of God Church in 1962. They were married on Oct 10, 1964 and started their family in 1966. They had three children.

During the VietNam War, Larry, his father and his uncle, Ray Bales, all worked at Uniflite, building boats. He then went to work at Lynden Glass in 1968 as a glazier. He started his own glass business in 1995 which he owned until he retired in 2008. He loved fishing and hunting, his dog, Harley and his grandchildren. He had a passion for music, especially old time country, bluegrass and Christian. He loved karaoke and would go up to the barn and sing for hours.

Larry loved his Lord and, even while suffering from Alzheimer's, he carried his Bible with him. When he wandered off, he might forget his shoes or coat, but he would have his Bible.

He is preceded in death by his father Ellis in 2003 and his mother, Juanita, in 2019. His younger brother, Duane passed away in 2021.

He is survived by his children; Douglas, of Blaine, Christopher of Everson and Wendi Green Johnson (husband Dan) of Blaine: five grandchildren; Dani Johnson Clark (husband Jesse) of Lynden, Cody (wife Shauna) of Deming,  Ashley Green Robinson (husband Gage) of Deming, Brady (wife Ashley) Johnson of Blaine and Montana Johnson of Blaine: nine great-grandchildren; Addison and Hunter Clark, Teagan and Trenton Green, Ellie, Mollie and Annie (and one on the way) Robinson, and Keslynn and Hayden Johnson.

Larry's final resting place will be at Tahoma National Cemetery with his parents.

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Submitted by Lois on

I Love You and miss you. I wish I could have made it down to say good by to you but couldnt get there in time. You now are free and have no pain or sickness I am so happy for that, So save the last dance for me and I'll see you sometime soon .

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