James R. "Jim" Green

  • Born: August 8, 1934
  • Died: August 3, 2020
  • Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Wilson St Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory - Franklin Township Chapel

5950 E Thompson Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46237

Tel. (317) 783-3653

Tribute & Message From The Family

James R. "Jim" Green II died peacefully at home in Indianapolis, Indiana on August 3, 2020 at the age of 85. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on August 8, 1934. Jim is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Phyllis, his children: James III (Vicki), Jerry, Joe, Melody (Randy) Hastings, his siblings: Evelyn McKinney, Roger (Teresa), Darrell (Cindy), and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren who he enjoyed and loved dearly. He is preceded in death by his parents James and Dorothy, and sister Donna Roush. Jim joined the U.S. Marine Corp (1952-1957) and served as Corporal in the 1st Marine Division in the Korean War. He then pursued his lifelong career in automotive sales which led him to Madisonville, Kentucky where he resided for 35 years, serving as Sales Manager of Scott McGaw Motor Co. for 25 years and retiring from Cates Motor Co. after 10 years. During his years in Kentucky, Jim also received the state honorary designation of Kentucky Colonel. Jim began retirement by relocating back to Indianapolis where he enjoyed family, friends, racing and sporting events. As a hobby, his people personality led him into real estate sales and investments for 15 years where he gained many dear friends. He worshiped faithfully at Indian Creek Christian Church. A visitation will be held for family and friends on Thursday, August 6 from 5-8:00 PM at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory – Franklin Township Chapel. Social distancing and face coverings are required. A private family funeral service will be held Friday, August 7 at 1:00 PM at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Donations are suggested to Wounded Warrior Project at support.woundedwarriorproject.org/donate or envelopes will be available at the funeral home.


Condolence & Memory Journal

On behalf of the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, the Order offers its deepest condolences and is proud of a life well lived by Colonel Green.

Colonel heather Campbell
Director of Colonel Relations

Posted by Heather Campbell    August 24, 2020

So sorry for your loss. Your family is in my prayers.

Posted by Gina Greene (Fogleman)    August 17, 2020


So sorry to read the sad news.....my thoughts and prayers

Posted by Devra Steckler - Madisonville, KY - Friend   August 06, 2020


So sorry for your loss Phyllis. You and your family are in my prayers. Rosemary Pedigo

Posted by rosemary pedigo - indianapolis, IN - Friend   August 05, 2020

My heart hurts to hear about captain jims passing he was a great man who willcbe missed by many. I am glad i got to be apart of your life and thanks for always being you. Love ya grandpa always!!! Love Chad Copass

Posted by Chad Copass - Franklin, IN - Family Friend   August 05, 2020

Phyllis and Melody, Sending our love to you all. Can't help but think that Myrt and Jim will have a big birthday celebration this year!

Posted by Susan Smiley - Madisonville, KY - Family Friend   August 04, 2020

You will always be "Captain" to me, even though you are a Kentucky Colonel!! Love, Nancy Juday

Posted by Nancy Juday - Greenwood, IN - Family Friend   August 04, 2020

I'm so sorry for your loss, as a child I just remember him always happy and smiling.

Posted by Lisa Jones - Gilbertsville, KY - Family   August 04, 2020

Well I am so sorry to see this. Jim was always such a great friend to my mom and dad, and was always so good to me. I wish I could be there with you all this week. Phyllis and Melody, we will be praying for you. We love and miss you all. Alan, Julie, and Jessica Tompkins

Posted by Alan Tompkins - Dallas, TX - Friend   August 04, 2020

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