Larry Green's legacy being sold in estate sale for late Houston council member

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- The family of late Houston council member Larry Green is moving on from his tragic sudden death by helping others.

The family is holding an estate sale this weekend, and the proceeds from the sale of his memorable clothes, art, and personal belongings will go to help students.

Larry Green was a lawyer and council member for District K. His sudden death in March was ruled an accidental overdose.

As sad as the family is, they say the time has come to move forward and that means an estate sale.

The clothes that reflected his personality - from the attention-getters to the bespoke suits and custom-made shoes - his family is including his legacy of service in the estate sale.

"The blessing is that some of these proceeds will benefit a student or two or three at Texas Southern which is his alma mater," said Green family member, Christine Sampson.

Nearly all that's in Green's condo is part of the sale, including furnishings, fine art lithographs and paintings, and sports memorabilia.

Family friend Carol Guess said, "It's more than just an estate sale. It's a way for people to obtain things that he touched. They can take memories with them and it's something to remember him by."

The Larry Green estate sale is happening Saturday and Sunday at 1330 Old Spanish Trail, Unit 1105, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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