Skip to main content
Clarke & Staples Funeral Homes, Inc.
    Friday, May 24 2019
    Captain Edward Lee Green

    Posted by: Clarke & Staples Funeral Homes, Inc. AT 05:46 am   |  Permalink   |  0 Comments  |  Email
    Add to favorites

    Captain Edward Lee Green, 72, of Kenbridge, Va., passed away May 24, 2019. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Kelly-Green; his daughters, Naomi Crosier and Venus Michelle Stanek; his son, Ward Green; his stepdaughter, Glorina Messer; his stepson, Jonathan Price; his sister, Elizabeth Wooden; 15 grandchildren, and 5 great-grandchildren. He served his country bravely for over 6 years as an enlisted man in the Navy in the Vietnam War in Da Nang, and aboard the USS Kitty Hawk and the USS Independence, earning the Vietnam Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal with Device (60), and the Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm. After leaving the Navy, he attended the University of Tennessee, where he graduated with 3 BS degrees in Geography, Geology, and Environmental Science. He was also selected to join the Delta Tau Omega Geological Honor Society. Upon graduation he returned to the military as an officer in the Army, where he earned the Army Commendation Medal 1st Oak Leaf Cluster and attained the rank of captain. He was also a 5th degree black belt in Shotokan karate and an avid fisherman. The family will receive friends starting at 6PM on Tuesday, June 4th at the Clarke Funeral Home, 110 E. Fifth Avenue, Kenbridge, Va. 23944, until the start of memorial services at 7PM. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to Operation Homefront. Online condolences may be made at

      Site Mailing List 
      Proudly Serving Southside Virginia With Dignity and Honor

      Staples Funeral Home
      P.O. Box 96
      2300 Nottoway Blvd.
          Victoria, Virginia 23974   
      Phone: (434) 696-5502
      Fax: (434) 696-8599


      Clarke Funeral Home
      P.O. Box 404
      110 E. Fifth Avenue
          Kenbridge, Virginia 23944   
      Phone: (434) 676-8281
      Fax: (434) 676-1425


      © Copyright 2010-2021 Clarke Funeral Home & Staples Funeral Homes
      All rights reserved

      Notice: Some services may be performed off premises