John Gregory “Johnny” Green

Funeral services for John Gregory Green, 66, Tonganoxie, will be 10:00 a.m. Friday at St. Luke AME Church in Lawrence, Kansas. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Green died Thursday, October 10, 2019, at Legends Healthcare in Tonganoxie, Kansas.

He was born July 12, 1953, in Kansas City, Missouri, the son of David Vernon Gamble and Verna Stella Vann.

Mr. Green attended Oskaloosa during primary school and secondary in California. He worked as a laborer in the construction industry.

After his return to Kansas from California, Johnny met and married Debra H. Hicks. To this union a son was born.

Johnny joined St. Luke AME Church and was a member of Senior Choir and the men’s chorus until his health began to fail.

Survivors include a son, John O. Green of Lawrence; caretaker and nephew, Michael Folsom; aunt, Reitta; and a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers; Brian D. Gamble and Darel Green; two sisters, Geri Green and Brenda Howard.

Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, where the family will receive them from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

The family suggests memorial contributions to St. Luke AME Church, sent in care of the funeral home.

Messages & Condolences

From Mr. Kim R. Wrench...

Keeping all my family in thoughts! May Cousin Johnny rest in peace.

Love,
Mr. Kim R. Wrench

From Michelle Strickland...

Rest well Uncle Johnny, you will be missed so much. You are now with your mom and sibling, give them all big hugs and kisses for. You are not in anymore pain, and a angel fly free Uncle Johnny I love you!

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