William O. "Bill" Green, only child of W.O. Green, Jr. and Audine Wright Green was born January 7, 1940, and passed from this life March 18, 2020. Bill graduated from Enid High School, Enid, Oklahoma and earned his undergraduate and his Juris Doctorate degrees from the University of Oklahoma. He served in the U. S. Airforce, including service in Vietnam as staff judge advocate. Dill started a private law practice in Enid before becoming a district judge for the State of Oklahoma. He was a member of the Oklahoma Benchbook Committee who wrote the Oklahoma Criminal Benchbook.
Before retirement he worked in environmental law for a corporation. Bill's love of art and creativity were evident in his music, community theatre roles, and oil paintings.
He used his gift of encouragement to lift up family, friends, and strangers. His desire for all individuals to feel valued was rooted in his deep faith in Christ.
Surviving Bill are his wife of 51 years, Mary Bingham Green, and his three sons, Matthew B. Green (Melissa Thomas - fiancé), Norman, OK; Mason A. Green (Paula), Cumming, GA; Aaron W. Green, Edmond, OK; grandchildren, Kailie, Brady. And Eden Green; Savannah Green; and Sydney and Griffin Sergot.
Bill was very proud of his family.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a gift to the NAMI Greater OKC, P.O. Box 5304, Edmond. OK (National Alliance on Mental Illness) or to the charity of your choice.
Viewing will take place at Matthews Funeral Home Saturday, March 21 from 10 am - 8 pm and Sunday, March 22 from 12 pm - 6 pm.
Published on March 19, 2020


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Carol and John Wright
Mar 31, 2020
We remember with great fondness the time that that our families shared together in Enid. Matt and Kerri were classmates at Glenwood Elementary. We considered you family friends and were sad to see you leave our community, however, we knew that there were greater things in store for Bill. One funny story that I remember was the year that you planted a summer garden with okra. You were inundated with okra and were calling friends and neighbors with whom to share your bumper crop. Know that our hearts and prayers will be with you and your family. Bill was a remarkable man.
Tom and Brenda McDaniel
Mar 23, 2020
Mary and Family, Bill was a wonderful friend, lawyer, and colleague. We were so sad to read of his passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Tom and Brenda McDaniel
Karig Culver
Mar 22, 2020
When Beth and I moved to Enid, I was a brand new lawyer. We attended First Baptist Church. Bill was always so encouraging to me as a young lawyer, and young man trying to make a living and raise a family. I will always be grateful for Bill's kind words and encouragement, and the example he set not only as a lawyer but more importantly as a man. Thanks Bill . Rest in peace.