Mr. Joel Steven Greene, age 81, of Blowing Rock, passed away Tuesday morning, November 12, 2019 at his home. Born April 13, 1938 in Watauga County, he was a son of the late Harlen James and Cora Lee Foster Greene. Joe as he was known, was an accomplished landscaper, and worked for many families in Blowing Rock. He would always go out of his way to help others.
He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Debbie Phillippi Greene, one brother, Jim Greene and wife Louise, one sister, Martha Greene, one brother in law, Harold Triplett, a nephew, Harold Triplett, Jr., and wife Carrie Agnew Triplett, and their children, Ella Leone Triplett and Gabriel Triplett, all of Blowing Rock, special friends, Alex Jackson, Sherry Miller, Rella and Hal Duke and their children, Katlyn, Jacob, Blake and Cameron.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Triplett.
Funeral services for Mr. Joel Steven Greene will conducted Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 3 o'clock at the Austin & Barnes Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be Rev. Virginia Peurifoy. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1 o'clock until 3 o'clock at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Blowing Rock. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family in care of Austin & Barnes Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be shared with the Greene family at www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Greene family.