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Jimmy Lee Green
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • The Citadel Foundation
    171 Moultrie Street
    Charleston, SC 29409-6230

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“Ellen, I am sorry for your lost. My prayers are with you. ”
1 of 16 | Posted by: Cedric Trigg - Louisville, KY

“Ellen & Family,My prayers are with you today and days to come.LoveSteph ”
2 of 16 | Posted by: Stephanie Miller - Alexander City, AL

“Ellen,I loved spending time with you and Jim in your lovely home. You both made me feel like family. He was a wonderful man and he will be greatly...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Tamy Abernathy - Brunswick, MD

“Ellen,I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. With deep sympathy, Biz ”
4 of 16 | Posted by: Biz Daniel - Evington, VA

“Dear Ellen & family, I heard of Mr. Green's passing yesterday and wanted to offer my condolences to you all. I worked for Mr. Green for many...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Robert Judy - Friend

“Deepest sympathy to you, Ellen, and your family, on the loss of Jim. He had a really interesting and full life. I know that he will be missed.Cindy...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: cindy seabrook - Charleston

“My deepest sympathies to your family. Mr. Green was a wonderful person and we were blessed to have known him. With love ”
7 of 16 | Posted by: Angela Dalton - Friend

“Ellen, You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Time will not heal your pain, but it will help you to deal with it. Much love to you ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: Nancy Burke - Other

“Sending my deepest sympathy to you and your dear family. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. ”
9 of 16 | Posted by: Janet Croft Griffin

“May peace surround you, and Jimmy´s love continue to carry you all. ”
10 of 16 | Posted by: Marcia Kyzer Allen

“Sending prayers to Ellen and family. Jimmy was such a kind man and proud grandfather. ”
11 of 16 | Posted by: Andi & Jon Jordan - Friend

“Jim was a classmate of mine at the Citadel, a member of E Company in the 2nd battalion (I was in H Company) nearby. We would reminisce fondly from...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Guillermo (Bill) Calvo Mahé

“Ellen and family, my deepest sympathy and condolences to all of you. I will remember Jimmy as a kind, gracious man who deeply loved his family. He...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Carolyn Carraway Jones - Family

“It is with my deepest sympathy that send prayers to Ellen and family. Jimmy was a high school classmate of mine in Fort Mill. He was a soft spoken...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Sylvia Hudson - Liberty Hill, SC

“All Theta Commission and Kappa Alpha Order grieve the loss of our zealous and loyal Brother, Brig. Gen. Jim Green. He was an American hero and a...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Capt. Ronald C. Plunkett - Other

“RIP my old friend and Fort Mill High School classmate, 1964. You were a good man. ”
16 of 16 | Posted by: Chip Heemsoth - Fort MILL, SC


Jimmy Lee Green, 75, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, husband of Ellen Carraway Green, entered into eternal rest Thursday, January 20, 2022. His Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, January 26, 2022 in East Cooper Baptist Church, 361 Egypt Road at 1:00 p.m. Interment with Military Honors will follow in Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Tuesday, January 25, 2022 in the J. Henry Stuhr Inc., Mount Pleasant Chapel, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road, from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m. The funeral service may be viewed via livestream at the following link,

Jimmy was born December 19, 1946 in Rock Hill, South Carolina, son of the late James C. Green and Veola Spakes Green. He was a graduate of The Citadel Class of 1968. He was a Vietnam Veteran and Recipient of a Bronze Star. He served as Chairman of the Board of Officers of The Washington Light Infantry, and was a Brigadier General in the Joint Services Detachment where he served as the Adjutant. He was a retired from the South Carolina State Guard and was a South Carolina State Constable. Jimmy retired from the US Army Reserves, and served as Commander of the Centennial Legion of Historic Commands. He was a former member of Fort Johnson Baptist Church and a member of East Cooper Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, Ellen, he is survived by his daughter, Kristin Green Stewart and her husband Jonathan of Mount Pleasant, SC; his son, James William Green and his wife Alice of Columbia, SC; and six grandsons, Jonathan Andrew Stewart, William Cramer Stewart, Daniel Gregg Stewart, Jackson Caleb Green, Grady Hardin Green, and Pressley Reeves Green.

Memorials may be made to The Citadel Foundation, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409.