McGilley & Hoge Johnson County Memorial Chapel

8024 Santa Fe Drive, Overland Park, KS


Gene E. Green

April 27, 1929October 12, 2019

Gene E. Green, 90, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019. Gene was born April 27, 1929, in Rocklick, WV to John Wiley and Maude Atkins Green. He was a retired Lieutenant Colonel with the United States Air Force where he served for over 29 1/2 years and was a fighter pilot. He was married to his beloved wife, Peggy (Brooks) Green, for 64 years.

Gene was a loving son, husband, brother, father and grandfather, who will be missed dearly by the loved ones he has left behind.

Gene was preceded in death by his oldest son, John Green; his parents; and two brothers, Frank Green and Clayton Green.

He is survived by his wife, Peggy Green; son, Steven Green and his wife, Tabitha; sister, Faye Holliday and her husband, Larry; daughter-in-law, Jeannette Green; grandchildren, Chrystin, Nicole, McKenzie and Riley Green; and cousins, Margaret Harmon, Vanessa Walker and Kenneth Atkins.


  • John Edmund Maude Lillian (Atkins) Green, Parents
  • John Green, Son (deceased)
  • Peggy (Brooks) Green, Wife
  • Steven Green and his wife, Tabitha, Son
  • Jeannette Green, Daughter-in-law
  • Chrystin, Nicole, McKenzie and Riley Green, Grandchildren


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Gene E. Green

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Eugene (Gene) Pitz Pitz

October 20, 2019

Peggy, Please accept my sincere condolences for the death of your husband. I am your former back- yard neighbor who lives on Oak
Crest Drive, Riverside. I read your obituary in the Press-Enterprise.
My wife, Helen, passed away on Feb 3, 2019. She was 94 years old.
We both now share many years of past memories with our spouses.
Take care of your self. As each day passes, our loss becomes more
bearable; we will never forget our spouses. Gene and I are both
retirees from March AFB. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Gene Pitz