Gerald A. Greenwood, 91, of Williamsburg, was surrounded by loving family when he passed to his eternal home on Tuesday, Aug. 20.
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Mr. Greenwood proudly served in the Navy during World War II, and worked as a civil engineer for the World Bank.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Marjory Arlene; sons, Mervin Greenwood and Lonald Greenwood (Alice); daughters, Janice Greenwood, Wanda Comeaux (Toby) and Cheryl Peak (Brian). His grandchildren are, Jesse Greenwood, Derek Greenwood, JaLyn Tiffany, Shannon Ritter, Travis Greenwood, Matthew Greenwood, Rebecca Peak, Sarah Stevenson, Amanda Greenwood, and Melissa Sessoms; and five great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends 2–4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 23, at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Road. A memorial service will be held at King of Glory Lutheran Church, 4897 Longhill Road, on Saturday, Aug. 24, at 1 p.m. Interment will follow in Williamsburg Memorial Park. His beloved wife, Marjory Arlene, will celebrate their 67th anniversary on Saturday as he is laid to rest. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Williamsburg Landing.
Online condolences may be offered at www.nelsencares.com
Published in Virginia Gazette from Aug. 20 to Sept. 19, 2013