George Greene

Obituary of George William Greene

Mr. George William "Buddy" Greene, age 75, of Rominger Road, Banner Elk, passed away Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at his home. Born August 3, 1946 in Watauga County, he was a son of the late Burl Vance Greene and Jewel Ficklen Greene. Buddy was a member of West Side Baptist Church, and enjoyed singing gospel music with Gaining Ground. He worked as a carpenter for many years. Buddy was also employed by Highland Landscape & Supply, loading trucks and making deliveries. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Watson Greene, one sister, Judy Liner of Winston-Salem and one brother, Mark Greene of Deep Gap. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one sister, Janice Greene Tester and one brother, Jimmy Greene. Graveside services for Buddy Greene will be conducted Sunday, February 13, 2022 at 2PM at the Farm Cemetery, Rominger Road, Banner Elk, NC. Officiating will be Rev. David Ward. The body will lie in repose at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home, Saturday, February 12, 2022 from noon until 5 pm for those wishing to sign the register book and pay their respects. The family respectfully requests no food. Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692. Online condolences may be shared with the Greene family at www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com. Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Greene family.
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