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J. Robert Green March 20, 1932 - May 31, 2021

J. Robert ‘Bob’ Green

Passed away Monday, May 31, 2021, Baptized into the Hope of Christ’s Resurrection.

Was given a good life by parents and a soul by God who willed that it be returned. Son of Charles Edward and Lillian Hortense Green and brother of Jerome Michael Green and Judith Elizabeth Arnett, uncle of 4 nephews, great-uncle of 4 great-nephews and 2 great-nieces. Bachelor of Architecture from University of Arkansas; Air Force officer in Korea. Practiced architecture over 50 years. Specialized in ‘contemporary’ architecture and loved -almost- every minute of it. Apprenticed with architects Edward Durrell Stone and Victor Lundy in New York. Wrote and published three architectural books: One an informative and entertaining observation for students and entry level architects considering the profession. A second book of photography and poetry/drawings (including murals done in St. Louis’ ‘Gaslight Square’) and a third book of completed contemporary architecture and poetry/drawings. Received a review in the Post-Dispatch Arts/Music section for the architectural remodeling of his home (and loved every minute of living in it). Also created sculpture and murals as a side note, loved writing comedy shows, playing piano and telling and hearing any kind of humor.  A member of Brentwood Congregational United Church of Christ and the architect for the new sanctuary. Member of American Institute of Architects, National Society of Arts and Letters, Clayton/Ladue Rotary, and the Alliance Francaise. Received an award for ‘Ageless Remarkable Saint Louisan’ from the St. Andrews Foundation.

Services:  Visitation and funeral service will be held Tuesday, June 8 at Brentwood Congregational United Church of Christ, 2400 S. Brentwood Blvd., 63144.  Visitation at 11:30 a.m. with the service to follow at 12:30 p.m.  Interment Oak Grove Cemetery. Memorials to www.africanvisionofhope.org appreciated.

Visitation and funeral service will be held Tuesday, June 8 at Brentwood Congregational United Church of Christ, 2400 S. Brentwood Blvd., 63144.  Visitation at 11:30 a.m. with the service to follow at 12:30 p.m.  Interment Oak Grove Cemetery. Memorials to www.africanvisionofhope.org appreciated.

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    ike kwon says

    Bob:
    I will cherish our memory and thank you for helping Korean people during the darkest days in their history.
    Book you gave me will be on our library reminding me of your gentle and humorous personality.
    We will miss you and rest in peace.
    Ike Kwon

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