John Greene

Final Resting Place

Sunday, March 5, 2023
Meat Camp Baptist Church Cemetery
256 Meat Camp Baptist Church Road
Boone, North Carolina, United States

Obituary of John Floyd Greene

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John Floyd Greene, Jr., age 76, of Highway l94 N., Boone, passed away Thursday afternoon, March 2, 2023 at his home. Born July l4, 1946 in Watauga County, he was a son of John Floyd and Doreatha Long Greene. Floyd was a lifetime resident of the Meat Camp community and member of Meat Camp Baptist Church. Floyd enjoyed deer hunting and gunsmithing. He was employed for many years as a machinist at IRC/TRW and Vermont American Corporation before founding his company, Greene Precision Products. As the family historian his passion was researching and recording the history of the Greene family. Floyd was well known for his abilities and skills as a machinist and as a mechanical expert. He also raised beef cattle on the family farm and has been honored with a number of awards from the Professional Cattle Association, including Farm Family of the Year in 2002. However, most important, he was proud of his family. He is survived by his wife, Jane Sebastian Greene; Son, John Floyd 'Johnny' Greene III and wife, Melanie, of Boone and daughter, Katie Greene of Nashville, TN; grandchildren, Laurie Greene, John Floyd Greene, IV and Thomas Greene, all of Boone, and Julia and Harrison Shoaf, both of Nashville, TN; sisters, Sylvia Greene of Boone, Jeannie Dickens and husband, Ron, of Knoxville, TN and Marie Ward and husband, Steve, of Boone; and brother, Robert 'Bob' Greene and wife, Evelyn, of Boone; cousins, Buddy Adisey and wife Norma, and Judy Gragg, all of Boone and Diane Daughn and husband, Bob, of San Diego, CA, and close friend, Tommy Carter. In addition to his parents, he was preceded by an infant daughter, Jennifer Greene. Funeral services for Floyd Greene will be conducted Sunday afternoon, March 5, 2023 at 3 o'clock at Meat Camp Baptist Church, officiated by Pastor Mike Townsend and Rev. Herbert McCoy. The family will receive friends Sunday from 1:30 until 3 o'clock, prior to services, at the Church. Graveside services will follow in the Meat Camp Baptist Church Cemetery. Flowers are appreciated or the family suggests memorials to Meat Camp Baptist Church, 236 Meat Camp Baptist Church Road, Boone, NC 28607. Online condolences may be shared at the website Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Greene family.
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