Born in Salisbury, he was the son of the late Edward R. Greene, Jr and Marjorie Swim Greene. He is survived by his wife, Renee Lauer Greene, and daughters, Gretchen Hancock and her husband Chad, and Stacie Brown and her husband Chris, all of Ocean City. There are four grandchildren, Emma, Sarah, Josephine, and Elizabeth. Also surviving, is his sister Sharen Hastings and her husband Mike, and sister-in-law Susan W. Lauer all of Ocean City. He was preceded in death by his brother-in-law Ted Lauer.
Greenie was a graduate of Stephen Decatur High School, and had served in the United States Coast Guard. After his discharge, he worked as a fiber optics technician for Verizon for 35 years. He was a member of the Atlantic United Methodist Church, a lifetime member of the Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company, a 32nd degree Master Mason at Evergreen Masonic Lodge #153 AF-AM, and a member of the Boumi Temple Order of Shriners. He was a loving and dedicated husband, father, grandfather, and friend. As an avid boater and fisherman, he so enjoyed the outdoors and fishing with his family and friends. His wife was and always will be the love of his life.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 31st at 2:00 PM, at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Rev. George Patterson will officiate. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery.