Geoffrey N.D. Greene (1949 - 2014)

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Obituary

Geoffrey N. D. Greene, 64, of Lecanto, Fla., passed away Jan. 5, 2014, at his home and went home to be with the Lord. He was born Jan. 19, 1949, in Atlanta, Ga., to F. Marion and Jane (Wall) Greene. Geoff moved to Citrus County in 1984 from Del Ray Beach. Mr. Greene came here to bring two exceptional communities out of the ground, Meadowcrest and Black Diamond with Stan and Betty Olsen. Most recently, the Honorable Geoffrey Greene served as property appraiser for Citrus County since 2009. He was first elected in 2008 and reelected in 2012. His compassion, leadership skills and integrity will be missed by his family and many friends.
Mr. Greene was a member of Seven Rivers Presbyterian Church in Lecanto. He was also active in several community organizations having served on the boards of YMCA and Salvation Army here in Citrus County. He regularly provided support and assistance to the Citrus County Animal Shelter – both Geoff and his wife loved and cared for numerous injured and abandoned animals.
Survived by his wife of 35 years, Sheila S. Greene; one daughter, Jennifer and her husband Dennis Fleming; one brother, Timothy Greene; two grandchildren, Mason and Jillian Fleming; several nieces; and one nephew.
A celebration of life for Geoffrey Greene will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at Seven Rivers Presbyterian Church in Lecanto. The family has strong wishes that in lieu of flowers, donations instead be made to the following local community organizations, the Citrus County YMCA, Citrus County Animal Shelter, or Salvation Army of Citrus County.
Private cremation will take place under the direction of Brown Funeral Home and Crematory in Lecanto.
The Greene Family sincerely appreciates the intention, but strongly requests no flowers. Instead donations can be made to any of the following local Charities, referenced as a memorial gift in honor of Geoffrey Greene:
The family appreciates all the generous support to these fine local charities –
YMCA of the Suncoast, Citrus County Branch, 3909 N. Lecanto Hwy., Beverly Hills, FL 34453
Citrus County Animal Shelter, 4030 S. Airport Rd., Inverness, FL 34450
Salvation Army – Citrus County Corps, 712 S. School Ave., Lecanto, FL 34461
Brown Funeral Home and Crematory, Lecanto, www.brownfuneralhome.com.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Jan. 9, 2014
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