FULTON, NY – Orlo A. Green Jr., 78, of Phoenix, passed away Wednesday June 12, 2013, at home surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Phoenix, he was a son to the late, Orlo Green, Sr. and Daisy Green Keller.
He was a life resident of Phoenix and attended Phoenix schools.
Orlo retired in 1987 from Fulton Tool Co., where he worked for 28 years as a truck driver.
He enjoyed playing cards, woodworking, NASCAR and restoring classic cars.
Orlo was especially proud of his 1963 Chevy Nova.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a daughter, Robin, who died in 1972; and by a sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy and Charles Walts, who died in 2005.
Orlo is survived by his wife of 58 years, Dorothy Besaw Green; a daughter, Tammie (Ray) Brown of Fulton; a son, Orlo A. (Amy) Green III of Fulton; a sister, Ruth Hughes of Phoenix; a brother, Jim (Mary) Green of Phoenix; step-father, Charles Keller of Pennellville; three grandsons, Martin (Colleen) Daniels Jr., Cody and Cole Green; two great-grandsons, Martin Daniels III and Keegan Daniels; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Foster Funeral Home, Fulton.
Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.
Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.
Contributions in memory of Mr. Green may be made to Friends of Oswego County Hospice, P.O. Box 102, Oswego, NY 13126.
Foster Funeral Home, Inc.