James David Greene, 66, of Mt. Gilead, was reunited with his Heavenly Family on Sunday, February 9, 2020.
A funeral service will be at 3 p.m., Thursday, February 13, at Bumgarner Family Chapel, officiated by the Rev. Chris Mabe. Burial will follow in Southside Cemetery, Troy.
Born June 8, 1953 in Montgomery County, James was a son of the late Barney Alvin and Opal Parker Greene. He loved football, especially his 49ers, and dancing. He also loved to fish with his brothers and nephews. He was a former long-distance truck driver for Allendale Furniture.
He is survived by daughters, Cindy Greene of Troy, and Rhonda Thompson and Debra Roberts, both of Mt. Gilead; sons, David Shaffey of Oakboro and Joshua Greene of Texas; sisters, Joyce Rouse and Janice Greene, both of Troy, Shirley Blankenship of Mt. Gilead, Patty Greene of Star and Donna Casteen of Troy; brothers, Roger Greene of South Carolina, Billy Ray Greene of Star and Johnny Greene of Kannapolis; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one grandchild, and brother, J.R. Greene.
The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6 – 8 p.m. at Bumgarner Family Funeral Service, Troy.
The family requests that memorials be directed to Levine Cancer Institute, 945 N. 5th St., Albemarle, NC 28001.
Bumgarner Family Funeral Service is serving the family.
Online condolences may be made at www.bumgarnerfunerals.com