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“David, Mark, and Jeff...I am so sorry to hear of David Sr's passing. He was a great person, and he was influential in my young business in 1995. He...Read More »
1 of 38 | Posted by: Scott Melching - Port St. Lucie, FL

“So sorry for your loss. May you celebrate the great memories and experiences with your dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Steve and Chris...Read More »
2 of 38 | Posted by: Steve Overholser - Bloomington, MN

“We wish all of the best to Jeff and Michelle in this sad time of grief ”
3 of 38 | Posted by: Jeff and Tammy Martin - Hanover, PA

“David jr. and the rest of the Green family, I was sad to hear the news about David's passing. He was one of the many friends I made while at Brewco.....Read More »
4 of 38 | Posted by: Steve Cupp - Mexico, MO - Friend

“so sorry abount your lose ”
5 of 38 | Posted by: evonne harl - owensboro, KY

“Prayers and comfort to all of the family. I met David at a Timberwolf Racing event. My Dad, Pete McPherson, had known David many years and told me...Read More »
6 of 38 | Posted by: Jackie McPherson McCarthy - KY

“Mark, David, & Jeff, we are very sorry to learn of the passing of your Dad. We are thinking of you and remembering you in our prayers. ...Read More »
7 of 38 | Posted by: Clarence & Brenda Brewer - KY

“David, Mark, Jeff, your dad was a dad to me too. And, more importantly a friend. I just loved talking with him to geta good laugh. They only made 1 ...Read More »
8 of 38 | Posted by: Barry Potts - White House, TN

“Thoughts and prayers for the Green family. Lot's of fond memories racing against David Jr, Mark, and Jeff from the old S.I.R.A karting days! Good man. ”
9 of 38 | Posted by: Sherman Owen - Harrisburg, IL

“Jeff and Michelle, David was such a amazing man who always had smile on his face and never met a stranger. I always loved his visits whenever he...Read More »
10 of 38 | Posted by: Holli Bean - Maceo, KY

“David, Mark, and Jeff I am so sorry to hear about your dad. It doesn't seem real that he is gone. He stopped by to see me several times after the...Read More »
11 of 38 | Posted by: Cassie allen - newburgh, IN

“Jeff, Michelle and Family. I hope you find comfort in the memories you have in you hearts. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ...Read More »
12 of 38 | Posted by: Del Ray - Owensboro, KY

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all. David was a great guy. So sorry for your loss. ”
13 of 38 | Posted by: Richard Beville - Ebony, VA

“I've thought all day about the memories I wanted to share about David and the family. I drug out an old box of pictures and mementos that I've kept...Read More »
14 of 38 | Posted by: Jan Jackson - Adamsville, TN

“David, Mark and Jeff, I am sorry I can not be there. Your dad was my first race hero and always enjoyed spending time with him and watching you guys...Read More »
15 of 38 | Posted by: Larry Green - Bloomington, IN

“Jeff, Deborah and I am so sorry for the loss of your father. We will be praying for you, Michelle, and your family during this sad time...Read More »
16 of 38 | Posted by: Joe davenport - Russellville, KY

“Great friend who along with Gerald Nix we got to see many NASCAR races and watch Jeff win the Busch Championship.Rest In Peace my friend. ”
17 of 38 | Posted by: Warren Byerly - Rockport,, IN

“Dave was a good friend. I will miss shooting with him. He was always trying to help new shooters. When I was just a kid my Grandfather told me when...Read More »
18 of 38 | Posted by: Joe Kennedy - Philpoy, KY

“Sorry to hear of your loss ”
19 of 38 | Posted by: Wesley Chester - Valdese, NC

“Heartfelt condolences to the families of Mark, David and Jeff Green on the passing of David Sr. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. From: John,...Read More »
20 of 38 | Posted by: John Cook - Appleton, WI

“So sorry to learn of Davids passing. He was a good friend for many years. He will be missed by many. Condolences and prayers to the whole family. ”
21 of 38 | Posted by: Terry and Susie Shirley - Setmour, IN

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time of loss. ”
22 of 38 | Posted by: Welobrn Floral Co - Owensboro, KY

“To David, Mark,& JEFF and families, sorry to here about the death of your father, our prayers and thoughts are with you as you deal with such a hard...Read More »
23 of 38 | Posted by: Tommy Chandler - Mooresville, NC

“David was the nicest man, he always complimented my girls (sue's great nieces). So sorry for everyone's loss. Will keep you all in our thoughts and...Read More »
24 of 38 | Posted by: Tracy wilson - Louisville, KY

“I'm very sorry to hear of Mr. Green's passing. All my best to all of his family and friends. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
25 of 38 | Posted by: Kerry G - Huntersville, NC

“So sorry to here of David's passing. My prayers are with his family. I remember many good times with David as He and my dad Bill Boone were good...Read More »
26 of 38 | Posted by: Rob Boone - Owensboro, KY

“I am so sorry to hear of David's passing. He was a great man and neighbor my son and I thought a lot of him. We will miss seeing him. ”
27 of 38 | Posted by: Angila White and Tim Arnold - KY

“Prayers go out to the entire family at this time. ”
28 of 38 | Posted by: Jeff Chandler - KY

“My condolences to the Green family. I grew up a big fan of David's successes at the old Owensboro Drag Strip. I vividly remember his large profile in...Read More »
29 of 38 | Posted by: John Morehead - Sycamore, IL

“To David Fa. We both worked at ALCOA and at one time on the same 11:00 PM to 7:00am shift. He was a mechanic and I an electrician. His CB handle...Read More »
30 of 38 | Posted by: Tony Nazario - Columbus, GA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family's ”
31 of 38 | Posted by: Mike dumas

“God Bless the Green family from the Kentucky Motorsports Hall of Fame. ”
32 of 38 | Posted by: David Huber - Louisville, KY

“Prayers for the Green family. So sorry for your loss. ”
33 of 38 | Posted by: Christie, Kevin, and Beau Gibson - TX

“So sorry for your loss David, Mark, and Jeff. Wish I could be there during this time. Praying for your families. ”
34 of 38 | Posted by: Patsy Robertson - Owensboro, KY

“Sorry to learn of your Father's passing; David, Mark,Jeff and families. He was so instrumental in each of your racing careers, life and families....Read More »
35 of 38 | Posted by: William B Desmond Jr - Prattville, AL

“Sorry to hear of your loss,thoughts and prayers to all of you ”
36 of 38 | Posted by: Brian Fisher - Salisbury, NC

“On behalf of everyone at Extreme America SpeedSports we like to offer our thoughts and prayers to Diane & David, Cathy & Mark, Michelle & Jeff, there...Read More »
37 of 38 | Posted by: James Neff - PA

“I was so sorry to hear of Dave's passing. I've shot Sporting Clays with him for years and considered him a close friend. After he learned about stock...Read More »
38 of 38 | Posted by: Greg Gabel - Hardinsburg, KY


David Lee Green, 77, of Owensboro, Kentucky died Sunday, November 1, 2015, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born December 19, 1937 in Evansville, Indiana. He retired from Alcoa Warrick Operations and had served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the Ensor Masonic Lodge. He enjoyed sport clay shooting and won many national competitions. He was a successful drag racer and also enjoyed Nascar racing. He was preceded in death by his father, David Leonard Green and a sister, Anna Louise Green. Survivors include his sons, David Green (Diane), Mark Green (Cathy) and Jeff Green (Michelle); four grandchildren, Rachel Calloway (Chad), Tyler Green (Whitney), Kaylie Green and Austin Green; three great grandchildren; his mother, Lucille Green Messel; a sister, Cindy Howson (Paul); two nephews, Lee McBrayer and Paul Howson, Jr. (Katie); and three great nieces, Maggie and Meryn McBrayer and Angel Howson; his companion and fiancee, Sue Buckner; Sue's two children, Deborah Fasig (Don) and Michael Saultzman (Joy); and Sue's five grandchildren, Samantha and Taylor Fasig and Autumn, Hunter and Chase Saultzman. Services are 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 4, 2015, at the Chapel of James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory in Owensboro. Burial with military honors is in Elmwood Cemetery in Owensboro. Visitation is from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Tuesday and after 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Motor Racing Outreach, Suite 405, 5555 Concord Parkway, Concord, NC 28027.

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