William “Bill” Sanford Green
July 25, 1930 -
November 7, 2016

Visitation

November 10, 2016
5:00 until 8:00 p.m.

Service 

November 11, 2016
11:00 a.m.

Interment

Obituary

Funeral services for Mr. William “Bill” Sanford Green, age 86, of Fayetteville, will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 11, 2016 at Higgins Funeral Home with Dr. Jon Hathcock and Bro. Tommy Graham officiating. Burial will follow in Riverview Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Green was a native of Lincoln County and son of the late James Orville and Mattie Dryden Dunn Green. He was a Supply Sargent with the US Army, a Shriner – York Rite, former member of Andrew Jackson Masonic Lodge #68, 50 year Mason and Life Member, and a member of the Fayetteville First Baptist Church. Mr. Green was a local barber with Green’s and Please U Barber Shops, and worked for Whites Dairy Supply for 20 years.

Survivors include his wife Virginia Fowler Green; daughter Deloris (Rick) Green Gaines of Fayetteville; granddaughters Brittany Green and Brooke (Fiance Mackenzie Cross) Green; step-granddaughters Michelle Gaines, Meredith Gaines, and Nikki Gaines; step-great-grandchildren Christian Gaines and Jagger Williams; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother James Green and sisters Evelyn Flynt and Rebecca Moyers.

Visitation with the family will be 5 until 8 p.m. Thursday, November 10, 2016 with a Masonic Service at 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Fayetteville First Baptist Church building fund. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. William “Bill” Sanford Green.

Video Services

14 Comments

  1. Lisa Reese

    Loved Mr Bill… Remember him talking with my dad when he would come to the dairy when he worked for Whites Dairy Supply.. He could always make you smile… Great family.. Loved his sister Evelyn Flynt.. so sorry for your loss…

    Lisa Brooks Reese

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  2. Billy and Cindy Langford

    Dear Mrs. Virginia and Deloris, We loved seeing you at Marvins this summer-May God comfort you at this time-Praying for you-Billy and Cindy Langford, Frances Gibson, and Vera Stewart

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  3. Joel Hastings

    Doc Clark, Joe Ed Graham, and Bill Green were the 3 “main men” on the southeast corner of the square in the 60’s and 70’s. I can’t begin to list all the young men that worked at Cavaliers and would hang out next door with Mr. Bill. What a fine man that touched the lives of many.
    Joel Hastings

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  4. Jimmy & Faye Ellis

    Virginia, Deloris, Brittany & Brooke,
    We are so sorry to learn of Bills passing,
    He will surely be missed by many. He was a very kind man. You are in our thoughts & prayers

    Reply
  5. Dennie & Betty Jo Massey

    MAY GOD BE WITH YOU IN THE LOSS OF YOUR LOVE ONE WE HAVE YOU IN OUR PRAYERS

    Reply
  6. Bill Tunstill

    Virginia, Carol and I are sorry to learn that Bill has passed. May god’s blessing be upon you and Deloris during this time of sadness.

    Reply
  7. Wanda Jennings Preston

    Virginia, My deepest sympathy is extended to you at this sad time.

    Reply
  8. Ronda Sullivan

    Ms. Virginia and Delo,
    I was deeply saddened to hear of Mr. Bill’s passing. Delo, I know he was a great Dad and grandfather and you will miss him very much. I wish for you both the comfort and strength to get through this difficult time. My thoughts are with you all.

    Reply
  9. Lynn & Sylvia Brown

    Miss Virginia and Deloris, We are so very sorry for your loss. Mr. Green was a great man, and Barber, and will be missed. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. May God Bless You and Comfort you.

    Reply
  10. Amy Clark

    Mrs. Virginia and Deloris,
    I am sorry to hear of your loss. I’ll continue to keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  11. Kim Halcomb Cowart

    Ms. Virginia, Deloris & family, You are in my thoughts and prayers. Mr. Bill was such a nice man. May you find peace in all the loving memories you hold in your hearts. I love you & miss seeing you.

    Reply
  12. Jimmy and Diane Buchanan

    Miss Virginia and Deloris,

    We are deeply saddened by Mr. Green’s death. He was a kind and gentle man, much loved by his family and many friends. May God bless and comfort you.

    Reply
  13. Pete & Debbie Wells

    Miss Virginia and Deloris, We are so very sorry for your loss. Mr. Green was a great man and will be missed. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  14. Lynn Bolles Drewry

    Virginia and Deloris, I am so sorry to read about Bill’s death. You folks have been friends of our family for many years. You will be in our thoughts and prayers, as you adjust to this great loss.

    Reply

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Memories

14 Comments

  1. Lisa Reese

    Loved Mr Bill… Remember him talking with my dad when he would come to the dairy when he worked for Whites Dairy Supply.. He could always make you smile… Great family.. Loved his sister Evelyn Flynt.. so sorry for your loss…

    Lisa Brooks Reese

    Reply
  2. Billy and Cindy Langford

    Dear Mrs. Virginia and Deloris, We loved seeing you at Marvins this summer-May God comfort you at this time-Praying for you-Billy and Cindy Langford, Frances Gibson, and Vera Stewart

    Reply
  3. Joel Hastings

    Doc Clark, Joe Ed Graham, and Bill Green were the 3 “main men” on the southeast corner of the square in the 60’s and 70’s. I can’t begin to list all the young men that worked at Cavaliers and would hang out next door with Mr. Bill. What a fine man that touched the lives of many.
    Joel Hastings

    Reply
  4. Jimmy & Faye Ellis

    Virginia, Deloris, Brittany & Brooke,
    We are so sorry to learn of Bills passing,
    He will surely be missed by many. He was a very kind man. You are in our thoughts & prayers

    Reply
  5. Dennie & Betty Jo Massey

    MAY GOD BE WITH YOU IN THE LOSS OF YOUR LOVE ONE WE HAVE YOU IN OUR PRAYERS

    Reply
  6. Bill Tunstill

    Virginia, Carol and I are sorry to learn that Bill has passed. May god’s blessing be upon you and Deloris during this time of sadness.

    Reply
  7. Wanda Jennings Preston

    Virginia, My deepest sympathy is extended to you at this sad time.

    Reply
  8. Ronda Sullivan

    Ms. Virginia and Delo,
    I was deeply saddened to hear of Mr. Bill’s passing. Delo, I know he was a great Dad and grandfather and you will miss him very much. I wish for you both the comfort and strength to get through this difficult time. My thoughts are with you all.

    Reply
  9. Lynn & Sylvia Brown

    Miss Virginia and Deloris, We are so very sorry for your loss. Mr. Green was a great man, and Barber, and will be missed. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. May God Bless You and Comfort you.

    Reply
  10. Amy Clark

    Mrs. Virginia and Deloris,
    I am sorry to hear of your loss. I’ll continue to keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  11. Kim Halcomb Cowart

    Ms. Virginia, Deloris & family, You are in my thoughts and prayers. Mr. Bill was such a nice man. May you find peace in all the loving memories you hold in your hearts. I love you & miss seeing you.

    Reply
  12. Jimmy and Diane Buchanan

    Miss Virginia and Deloris,

    We are deeply saddened by Mr. Green’s death. He was a kind and gentle man, much loved by his family and many friends. May God bless and comfort you.

    Reply
  13. Pete & Debbie Wells

    Miss Virginia and Deloris, We are so very sorry for your loss. Mr. Green was a great man and will be missed. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  14. Lynn Bolles Drewry

    Virginia and Deloris, I am so sorry to read about Bill’s death. You folks have been friends of our family for many years. You will be in our thoughts and prayers, as you adjust to this great loss.

    Reply

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