GASTONIA - Robert William Greene, 76, passed away Oct. 5, 2012.
He was born July 20, 1936, in Catawba County, to the late Robert and Margaret (Almond) Greene.
Robert retired from the US Navy
after serving for 23 years as a sub fleet Nuclear Engineer. He became an ordained minister at Marietta Street Baptist Church and later became a member at First Baptist Church in Gastonia. He loved being involved as a
Mason and was an avid roller coaster enthusiast.
Robert is survived by two sons, Robert S. Greene and wife, Shannon of Gastonia, and Edward Barry Greene; brother, David Greene of Gastonia; grandchildren, Patrick Cody Greene and Jordyn Noel Greene both of Gastonia.
A memorial service will be held 1:30 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church. Dr. Ray Ammons will preside.
The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the church.
Online condolences may be made at: www.carothersfuneralhomegastonia.com.
Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia is serving the Greene family.