Billy Don Green

Billy Don Green, 50, passed away on Tuesday, June 11, at Riverside Regional County Medical Center in Moreno Valley.

A memorial service will be held at Ridgecrest Presbyterian Church, 633 Las Flores Ave., at 10 a.m. on July 3.

Billy was was born Wednesday, Dec. 19, 1952, in Hobbs, N.M., and was a longtime resident of Ridgecrest. He graduated from Burroughs High School in 1980.

He was a truck driver for many years.

Billy had a wide variety of interests. He enjoyed just about anything to do with the outdoors including hiking and prospecting for gold, but his two passions were fishing and cooking. He loved cooking and barbequing for family and friends where he would tell his tall tales of adventure.

Billy is survived by his mother, Rose Teigen, and stepfather Joel Teigen of Ridgecrest; sister Sherri and husband Brian Sweany of Ridgecrest; brother Johnny and wife Theresa Green of San Antonio, Texas; sister Patricia Martinez of Clovis, N.M.; brother Bobby Green of Elderado, Calif.; eight nephews and three nieces; five great nephews and 10 great nieces.

He was preceded in death by his nephew, Bobby D. Green Jr. and maternal grandparents Albert and Naomi Reynolds.

Submitted by the family of

Billy Don Green

Story First Published: 2013-06-26