Warren Douglas ‘Soap’ Green


Warren Douglas “Soap” Green, 70, of West Mansfield, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at The OSU Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, with his wife at his side following an extended illness.

He was born in Cincinnati on Aug. 2, 1943, to William Max and Jean Eloise Hurley Green. His father survives in Belle Center, and his mother preceded him in death. He also was preceded in death by his father- and mother-in-law, George and Ina Crevison; a sister-in-law, Virginia Crevison; and five brothers-in-law, Steve Sutherly, Franklin Crevison, Donald Crevison, Charlie Crevison and Robert Reynolds.

Survivors include his devoted wife of 47 years, Daisy Lavon Crevison Green, to whom he was married on Nov. 25, 1966, in Nashville, Tenn.; two sons, Greg (Melanie) Green of Huntsville and Bill (Barb) Green of Martin, Ga.; a daughter, Elizabeth (Gene) Harris of Colorado; five grandchildren, Brandie (Jake) Hobart, Samantha Green, Scarlet Tevis, Anissa Tevis and Matthew (Emily) Green; a brother, Edwin (Anita) Green of West Mansfield; a sister, Frances Sutherly of Huntsville; four sisters-in-law, Lois (Robert) Reynolds of Rushsylvania, Judy (Wayne) Thompson of Waverly, Tenn., Jeanie Crevison of Nashville and Janet Crevison of West Mansfield; two brothers-in-law, Doug Crevison of McArthur and John Crevison of West Mansfield; numerous nieces and nephews; and countless friends.

He was employed for more than 28 years with the railroad in Kenton, serving as an operator with Penn Central, Conrail and CSX.

He was a member of the West Mansfield Church of Christ and graduated from Ridgeway High School in 1961.

He was a dedicated member and past president of the West Mansfield Conservation Club, served 10 years as Bokescreek Fire Chief, volunteered as a Cub Scoutmaster and was a founding member of Club 292.

Soap was a “one-of-a-kind fella” with a unique and ornery sense of humor. He enjoyed tinkering around the house, attending auctions, and spending time with his family.

The Rev. Shelley Stephenson officiates a funeral at 11 a.m. Friday at Mannasmith-Schnurrenberger Funeral Home, West Mansfield, where visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Burial is in Highland Memorial Cemetery, West Liberty.

Memorial contributions may be made to the West Mansfield Conservation Club.

Express condolences at www.mannasmithfuneralhome.com.