Obituary: James Louis Greene

February 21, 1961 – May 20, 2022

James Louis Greene, 61, of Mitchell, passed away Friday, May 20, 2022, at Core Nursing Home in Dale.

Born February 21, 1961, in Bedford, he was the son of Louis and Dorothy (Wires) Greene. On November 15, 1984, he married Susan “Susie” Mae LoVallo.

He was an avid artist and a well-known sign painter. In 1990 James began “Budget Signs” in Mitchell. He thoroughly enjoyed drawing, watercolors, and woodworking and created many custom signs that can be seen locally as well as throughout the Midwest. He was also a member of the Sons of American Legion Post 250.

Survivors include his wife, Susie Greene of Mitchell; daughters, Vicci (Rob) Rydzinski of Westfield, Stephanie (Brandon) Parks of Mitchell, and Candace Greene of Arizona; siblings, Dolores (Ronnie) Watterson of Mitchell, Charletta (Bill) Hargesheimer of Mitchell, Michael (Trudy) Greene of South Carolina, Sharon Shepley of Wisconsin, Robert Greene of Arizona, and Joseph Greene of Texas; grandsons, Glaison and Griffin Parks, and Preston Rydzinski; and several nieces and nephews.

His parents preceded him in death along with his beloved Boston Terrier “Mater”.

The funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, 2021, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Cory Collins officiating. The burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may visit from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service Wednesday at the funeral home.

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