October 6, 1917 ~ April 17, 2011
Paul C. Greene, age 93 died Sunday (April 17, 2011) at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.
A memorial service will be 11:00 AM Wednesday at Eureka Presbyterian Church conducted by the Rev. Ed Boyce, the Rev. Richard Rodda and the Rev. Bill Stewart. Burial will follow with military honors in the church cemetery.
A native of Rutherford County, he was a son of the late Columbus Preston Greene and Beulah Bridges Greene. A graduate of Appalachian State University he began teaching at Farm Life School. At the start of World War II he joined the Army Air Corps, serving in the 8th Air Force. After the War, he returned to Moore County to teach at Aberdeen, and continued his Education with a Master Degree from UNC Chapel Hill. He later went to work for the US Postal Service in Carthage where he worked as a postal clerk and mail carrier for many years.
After retirement, he and Nell spent many years as volunteers in the community, and maintaining their prized garden.
He is survived by: his wife of 69 years Nellie Blue Greene; sons Ronald Greene and wife Phyllis of Chapel Hill, Donald Greene and wife Penny of Charlotte, Bob Greene and wife Deb of Chapel Hill; sister Violet Wright and husband Hugh of Shelby; grandchildren Sarah Greene and husband Ian Cundiff, Martha Goodyear and husband Zach, Katie Greene and Paul Greene.
The family will receive friends at Fry and Prickett Funeral Home on Tuesday from 6:00 - 8:00 PM and other times at the residence.
Memorials may be made to: Eureka Presbyterian Church, Lingerfeldt Scholarship Fund, 2185 Farm Life School Road, Carthage, NC 28327-6923.