Darrell Wayne Greene, age 68, of Meat Camp Road, Boone, passed away Saturday, July 17, 2021 at his home. Born April 13, 1953 in Watauga County, he was a son of Burl and Gladys Jones Greene. Darrell loved his family beyond measure, and being the 'people person' that he was, he enjoyed visiting friends and neighbors. He was known as a man of hard work with strong work ethics. After retiring as production manager at Goodnight Brothers in Boone, Darrell continued his passion of raising cattle on the farm and always enjoyed friendly rivalries with other cattle farmers. He also enjoyed growing and marketing Frazier Fir Christmas trees. Darrell was a member of Meat Camp Baptist Church and enjoyed listening to good gospel music.
He is survived by one son, Kevin Greene and wife, Vladina, of Charlotte; daughters, Kim Greene and husband, Ben, and Keshia Brannock and husband, Travis, all of Boone; his mother, Gladys Jones Greene of Boone; eight grandchildren, Parker Greene, Sam, Wil, Abe and Gus Greene, and Anna, Beau and Crue Brannock; one sister, Lanetta Byrd and husband, Gary, of Marion; two brothers, Bill Greene and wife Sherry, and Robert Greene and wife, Renee, all of Boone; and special friend, Becky McDonough. He is also survived by a number of nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by one brother, J. B. Greene.
Funeral services for Darrell Greene will be conducted Tuesday afternoon, July 20th, at 1 o'clock at the Meat Camp Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Mike Townsend, Rev. Burl Greene and Kevin Greene. The family will receive friends from noon until 1 o'clock, prior to services, at the church.
Graveside services will follow in the Meat Camp Baptist Church Cemetery.
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Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Greene family.