Ronald Green

Ronald Green

Ronald Green
January 16, 1940 – October 13, 2019
Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 79

Ronald L. Green, 79, of Oskaloosa died Sunday, October 13, 2019, at the MHP Hospice Serenity House in Oskaloosa. Ronald was born January 16, 1940, in New Sharon, Iowa, the son of Wilber and Rose VanGorp Green.

Ron graduated from Lacey High School with the class of 1958.

Following high school, he went to work for Oskaloosa Concrete. After 10 years there he joined the crew at Bloom Builders, building pole barns. Ron also worked doing construction for Edwards and Campbell for a short time. Last he worked at Vermeer for three years before he became disabled.

In 1963, Ron was united in marriage to Arlene Phillips. To this union two children were born, Dana and Terry. Ron and Arlene later divorced.

He was a member of the Moose Lodge, the Eagles and the V.F.W. Ron was a true outdoorsman, he loved to hunt and fish. He enjoyed being on his acreage and tending to his livestock and his hobby farm. He also enjoyed watching NASCAR and listening to his police scanner. He always looked forward to spending time with his family.

His family includes his two children and their spouses, Dana (& Roger) Taft and Terry (& Stacy) Green all of Oskaloosa; six grandchildren: Erica Taft, Tyler (& Kassi) Taft, Cody Green, Collin Green, Andrew Green, and Cameron Green; two great grandchildren: Bowen and Clay Taft; and a brother, Jerry Green of Branford, Florida.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A private family burial will be held in the White Oak Cemetery east of Oskaloosa. The Bates Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
No visitation is planned.
Memorials may be made to the MHP Hospice Serenity House.

To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Ronald Green please visit the Bates Funeral Chapel Sympathy Store.

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