Rev. Q. David Green (Sign Guestbook)
Green, Rev. Quillen David, age 56, of Knoxville, died Thursday morning, September 19, 2013, at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville. Born February 17, 1957, in Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., to Quillen G. and Linda Sue Green and preceded in death by his mother and grandparents. Survived by wife, Jill, of Knoxville; children, Jason and Angela Green; four grandchildren; father, Quillen, of Chattanooga; sister, Phyllis Donley and husband Richard; niece, Tracy Lane and husband Chris; special great-niece, Sophia Lane, all of Chattanooga; and several cousins. Rev. Green was a 1979 graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education. After teaching school for two years, he entered the ministry and completed his course of study at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta. He was a Full Elder of the Holston Conference, United Methodist Church, from 1984 until his death, with pastorates at Economy-Edwards Chapel, Copperhill First, Hardin’s Chapel-Bradburn Hill, Asbury, Rutherford Memorial, Norwood, and Pleasant Hill. While serving his local churches, Rev. Green was involved in many civic and community activities, most recently serving as a chaplain for the Knoxville Police Department and Knox County Sheriff’s Department. He was also a member of the John T. O’Connor Center Advisory Board and the current president of the Kiwanis Club of West Knoxville. He served as Lieutenant Governor of Division V, Kentucky-Tennessee District, Kiwanis International, in 2010-11. He was a charter member of the “Tuesday Morning Breakfast Club on Monday,” adding greatly to the discussion of important current events. The family will receive friends on Sunday, September 22, from 2-4 p.m. at Fountain City United Methodist Church. A memorial service will follow beginning at 4 p.m., with the Rev. Dr. Randy Frye, Rev. Teresa McClure, and Mr. Walter Wojnar officiating. Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Green family and invites you to view and sign the guestbook below.