HEALDTON —Mr. William Leslie Green of Healdton, 89, passed away on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, at his home in Healdton. Cremation services are under the care of Alexander Gray Crematory and his ashes will be scattered at a later date near Darrington, Wash.
Leslie was born on May 21, 1929, at Darrington, Wash., to the late Mr. Thomas Edwin Green and Mrs. Mollie Estelle (Lewis) Green. He was raised in the Darrington community, residing at Sauk Prairie. His first job after graduating high school was as a shingle weaver, cutting wooden shingles for homes. He married the former Elsie Wise on Oct. 29, 1949, at Arlington, Wash. They made their home in a one-room cabin at Sauk Prairie and they resided there until they were blessed with children. After their children were born, they built a larger home and Leslie continued using the cabin fabricating boats for the local fisherman. Leslie worked for the Washington State Highway Department for 28 years. He always lived to go fishing and hunting. He loved sharing all of the stories of his life living at Sauk Prairie. Most recently, he and Elsie had moved to Healdton to be closer to their family.
Preceding him in death are parents and two brothers, Denver and Edwin.
Survivors include his loving wife, Elsie, of the home in Healdton; daughters, Pamela Pickelsimer and husband, Jug, of Healdton and Tina Jennings and husband, Cam, of Sedelia, Mo.; son, Kimburly Green of Darrington, Wash.; sisters, Alta  Mae Andrews of Darrington, Wash., and Linda Parker of Everett, Wash.; eight grandchildren, Nichole Barrett and husband, Mark, Deron Pickelsimer and wife, Amber, Lisa Timmons and husband, Art, Laura Harris and husband, Jesse, Natalie Smith and husband, Nick, a Cami Dearth and husband, Kenny, Shannon Green and Garrett Green; 17 great-grandchildren; and numerous other family and friends.
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