Dale Richard Green
April 3, 1949 - March 25, 2022

Dale Richard Green of Little River, South Carolina, formerly of Franklin passed away from complications of Parkinson’s disease March 25, 2022. at his home.

Dale was born April 3, 1949 in Franklin, Pennsylvania and was the son of Richard & the late Lois Redmond Green. He was a joy to his parents and was always concerned for their wellbeing.

Dale attended school in Franklin and graduated in 1968. In Pennsylvania he was employed at Joy Technologies and co-owner of Trico Machine Co. with his father Richard Green starting 1968, closing the business in 2003.

In 2003 Dale moved to South Carolina and married Deborah (Debbie) Usoff McQuade May 24, 2003. While in South Carolina, Dale worked for Blanton Supplies as foreman from July 2003 until his retirement in 2012. He enjoyed watching Nascar & spending time with his wife Debbie and his cat Zoey.

Dale is preceded in death by his mother Lois, his uncle Conrad Green, nephew Brian Patrick Lindsay, grandsons Dale Green III, Benjamin Green & step-sons David L. McQuade and Daniel McQuade. And his beloved cat “Blue”.

Dale is survived by his devoted and loving wife Debbie; his sister Sharyn Green Lindsay and husband Brian of Arizona; daughter Susan (Green) Kelly and husband Mike of Ohio; son Dale Green JR and wife Theresa of Franklin; son James Green & fiancée Paige Cusick of Hermitage, Pa.; aunt Lorraine Green of Maine; nephew Erik Lindsay of Arizona; grandchildren Kaitlynn Kriek; Ryan Kriek and fiancée Annette Dean of Franklin; Jessica and husband Mitchell Wolmerdorf of Franklin; Devin Green of Oil City; grandson Alexander of Franklin; grandchildren Megan Green, Richard Green and Connor Green of Ohio; Jeffrey Green of Utica, PA.; three great grand children, Hunter Kriek-Wise, Xavier Wolmerdorf of Franklin and Sherry Attleberger of Oil City ; one step-son Jeremy McQuade, seven step-grandchildren and five step-great grandchildren. Also surviving are cousins: Mark Green and wife Terri and their family of Maine; Dr. Martin Green and his partner Gail Wolek of New Hampshire; Melissa Green and husband Gary Coyne and their family of Maine.

Dale was a loving father for his daughter and 2 sons. He enjoyed taking them to the races when they were little. He treasured being a part of his daughter’s time in 4H and he never missed an event that his children were a part of. He loved taking his sons Dale Jr and Jim hunting. Dale found enjoyment being there when his sons wanted to start hunting and found great satisfaction watching them harvest their first deer. He cherished when he became a granddad & enjoyed babysitting his grandchildren.

Dale was loved by all who came in contact with him. He had the gift of “help” to anyone who was in need. He was very generous with his time and talents. One of his outstanding talents was building several homes in the Franklin area for sale and his personal residence before moving to South Carolina. His craftsmanship was superb and detailed.

There will be no service, A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Funeral arrangements are being completed by Coastal Cremations of Carolina Shores.

Online condolences to Dale Greens family may be sent by visiting: www.coastalcremations.com.


3 Comments

  • SHARYN LINDSAY Posted April 3, 2022 2:42 pm

    Dale was a very close & special brother of 72 yrs. He was always there for advice on family issues. I would always go with his advice – there were great wisdom in his decisions. I no longer can just pick up the phone. He will be greatly missed – many tears for the future.
    Our Dad who is 94yrs young is tremendously grieved. Dad has experienced the greatest grieve possible – that of losing your child.
    Prayers for our family & Dales’ devoted wife Debbie who was by his side through his lengthy illness.

  • Dale Jr Posted April 3, 2022 2:57 pm

    Dad was the greatest father a child could ask for. He always made sure we had a need for nothing. My heart is heavy knowing I can’t reach out to him to check on him an have him ask me how I am doing an how the grandkids are. I know he is no longer suffering and is with Gram once again. I love you Dad.

  • Jack Mayersky Posted April 9, 2022 9:02 am

    Dale and I grew up together as neighbors and best friends. We lived right next door to each other. We played baseball, built forts in our yards and in the woods behind our houses, rode our bicycles everywhere, and talked about our girl friends as we got older. After high school, I went off to college and later joined the Air Force. We lost contact. I will always remember Dale as my childhood friend and companion. My thoughts are prayers are with him and his family.


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