Troy Ayward Green
A Kind Man
Canton- Troy Ayward Green, age 57, passed away at his home surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, October 8, 2017 and went home to be with his Lord.
Mr. Green was a lifelong resident of Haywood County and was the son of the late William Ayward Green and the late Louise Shelton Green. Troy was indeed devoted to his family. He enjoyed being a family man and raising his children as well as many others who spent time at the Green home. His home was open to anyone who might need a place to stay and he was always there to help someone in need. Troy never met a stranger, everyone was his friend. He enjoyed working on cars, fishing and hunting. He will be deeply missed by his family and many dear friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandparents, William McKinley Shelton and Maude Payne Shelton; his brothers, William, Samuel, Wayne and Terry Green.
He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Wanda Darlene Green; his children, Shavon Darlene Green Goode and her husband, Johnny B. Goode of Canton, Charles Ayward Green of Canton and Alan Ayward Green of Candler; grandchildren, Dakota Hill, Savannah Goode, Jonathan Goode, Jacob Green, Caleb Green, Walker Green, Caden Green, Makenzie Green, Brooke Green and Autumn Green; sisters, Carrie Ann Green and her husband, Reverend Terry Lee Green of Candler, Betty Green Wyatt of Waynesville and Debbie Lou Rhodarmer and her husband, Robert Lee Rhodarmer of Canton.
Mr. Green’s life will be remembered and honored with a funeral service planned on his birthday, Friday, October 13, 2017 at 2:00 pm in the chapel of Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Canton. The Reverend Terry Lee Green will be officiating. The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the funeral service.
Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored to be caring for the Green family