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Kenneth Green

November 21, 1941 — December 4, 2021

Nashville

Gospel Preacher Kenneth Ray Green age, 80, of Nashville, Tennessee passed away peacefully into his heavenly home December 4, 2021.

Ken was born in Plymouth, Indiana, November 21, 1941. He was the loving son of the late Charlie C. Green and Gladys M. Green. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his brother, Randall Green.

After graduating Bellevue High School, Ken joined the United States Air Force on October 5, 1959. Soon after, on March 8, 1960, he married a beautiful brown eyed girl named Peggy whom he had dated since his junior year of high school. Later that year, while stationed in Florida, Ken received his orders to go to Sculthorpe, England. Ken and his young wife were stationed there for two years. After serving four years in air traffic control, he was honorably discharged at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas in 1963. Soon after leaving the Air Force, he began preaching and was blessed to preach for 57 years. His first full-time work was at New Hope Church of Christ in Fairview, Tennessee. He preached the gospel for churches in Louisville, Kentucky, Owensboro, Kentucky, Huntsville, Alabama, and his most recent work in Madison, Tennessee, with his beloved Kemper Height’s Church of Christ family for 27 years. Ken hosted several popular call-in radio and TV programs, and preached the gospel in India, Africa, England, and Hong Kong. He also led Bible studies and shared the gospel with prisoners in the Riverbend Maximum Security Prison for many years.

Ken was passionate about studying the scriptures and preaching the Word of God.

He was an avid reader, lover of history, gifted writer, story, and joke teller. He was a loving husband, daddy, papaw, and great-grandpa. He was always kind, gracious, and generous to all he met.

Ken will be missed by his loving wife and high school sweetheart of 61 years, Peggy Delores Green; his loving children, Regina (Phillip) McGahey of Chapmansboro, Tennessee, Alisa (Billy) Boatright of Harvest, Alabama, Neil Green of Harvest, Alabama, and Alana (David) Turner of Niota, Tennessee; and his grandchildren and great-grandchildren who brought him much joy, Michael, Elissia, Jonathan, Justin, Chelsea, Alessandra, Christopher, Landon, Isaac, Nathan, Ashleigh, Nathan, Candace, Christen, Christina, Gracie, Conrad, Adrianna, Auralia, Lucas, Amelia, Averie, Ocean, Twila, Eliana, Finley, Ava, Olivia, and one heavenly great-granddaughter, Autumn.

Mike Richardson will be officiating and Doug Hagewood will be leading congregational singing.

There will be visitation Thursday, December 9, 2021 from 4:00pm – 8:00pm and Friday, December 10, from 10:30am – 11:30am with a Celebration of Life at 11:00 at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home 9090 Highway 100, Nashville TN, 37221. The burial will immediately follow at the Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery 7931 McCrory Lane, Nashville, TN 37221

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, December 9, 2021

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Harpeth Hills Funeral Home & Cremation Center

9090 TN-100, Nashville, TN 37221

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Visitation

Friday, December 10, 2021

10:30 - 11:30 am (Eastern time)

Harpeth Hills Funeral Home & Cremation Center

9090 TN-100, Nashville, TN 37221

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Celebration of Life

Friday, December 10, 2021

Starts at 11:30 am (Eastern time)

Harpeth Hills Funeral Home & Cremation Center

9090 TN-100, Nashville, TN 37221

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Committal

Friday, December 10, 2021

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery

7931 McCrory Ln, Nashville, TN 37221

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