KINGS MOUNTAIN-- Herman Lee Greene, 80, resident of Kings Mountain, died Aug. 6, 2013, at White Oak Manor in Kings Mountain.
He was born in Hollis to the late William Howell Lee Greene and Lola Bertha Hunt Greene.
He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Forest Greene, Ernest Greene, Russell Greene, Cecil Greene, and Herchel Greene; and sisters, Pearl Greene, Helen G. Greene, and Irene Greene Wright.
Mr. Greene was formerly employed with Shelby Supply and Manager of Southwire Sales and Distribution Center, Charlotte. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Kings Mountain, where he served in the Sunday School Department, Deacon Board, Kings Chorus, Golden Fellowship, mission trips, camp ground ministries and prison ministries. He was a past member of the Kings Mountain JayCee's and the Kings Mountain Zoning Board. Mr. Greene served in the United States Navy
in Korea. He was a wonderful and loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend who enjoyed antique furniture refinishing and gardening. During his retirement, he enjoyed traveling to Israel, Egypt, and Europe and many places in the United States.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years and 1 day, Mary Hayes Greene of Kings Mountain; sons, Timothy Greene and wife Paula, of Charlotte, Dale Greene and wife Connie of Kings Mountain; brothers-in-law, Manley Hayes, Don Greene, and Tom Robinson; grandchildren, Christopher Greene and wife Kaleigh, Mary Greene, Victoria Greene, and Meredith Greene.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Thursday in the Stained Glass Room of First Baptist Church, Kings Mountain
Funeral Service: 3 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church, Kings Mountain
Officiated By: Dr. John "Chip" Sloan
Internment: Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain
Funeral Home: Harris Funeral Home, Kings Mountain is serving the family.
Memorials: May be made to First Baptist Church, Mission Readiness Fund, 605 W. King Street, Kings Mountain, NC 28086
Online Condolences: www.harrisfunerals.com