Lee Green

Published 2:04 pm Wednesday, January 19, 2022

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Lee Green, 61, of Climax, Ga., passed away Monday, January 17, 2022.

A private funeral service will be held at Bryant Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jimmy Weaver officiating.  Interment will follow at Brock Cemetery.

Online visitors may sign the guest register at www.bryantfuneralga.com. Memorial donations may be made to Bainbridge-Decatur County Humane Society, 1250 Cox Avenue, Bainbridge, GA 39819.

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Jordan Lee Green was born July 31, 1960, in Bainbridge, Ga., the son of Jimmy & Rosanne Holt Green. He was a graduate of Bainbridge High School, Class of 1978, and Thomas Tech.  Lee operated Green’s Heating & Cooling for many years and retired from Decatur County Schools and Bainbridge Housing Authority. He also taught classes at Bainbridge College. Lee was a member of Attapulgus Baptist Church.

Lee was known to “talk the horns off a billy goat”. He loved people and getting to know their stories. He felt called to help others and never minded lending a hand, a tool, a skill, or just a word of encouragement. Lee volunteered over the years with Little League baseball teams and served as a Boy Scout leader and Scout Master, leading a group of young scouts on portions of the Appalachian Trail during his scouting years. He enjoyed cooking, fishing, camping, and hiking. As the self-proclaimed “camp cook”, Lee could draw a crowd with his delicious peach cobbler.

Survivors include his wife of 26 years, Cheryl Ann Ford; his sons, Justin Lee Green of Tucson, Ariz., and Nicholas James Green (Elizabeth) of Buford, Ga.; his mother, Rosanne H. Green; his brother, Jeffery Curtis Green (Marsha); his faithful canine companion, Piper; and a host of extended family. Lee was preceded in death by his father, James L. “Jimmy” Green, Jr.

Bryant Funeral Home, located at 105 N. Florida Street, is assisting the family with arrangements. (229-246-3321)