William Benjamin Greene of Robbins passed away Friday, Nov. 26,2021, at the age of 91.

He was born on June 4, 1930, to the late Benjamin and Annie McCallum Greene formerly of Eagle Springs. Bill was married for 68 years to his wife, Peggy Hunsucker Greene. He served his country in the North Carolina National Guard. He was a faithful member at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church where he served God in many roles through the years — lay leader, lay speaker, youth leader, and service on many church committees. He was well known throughout the county, serving on the Advisory Committee at Elise Middle School. He also served as an Ambassador for the Moore County Senior Games and participated in local and state politics..  

He owned and operated Greene’s Hardware and Supply Co. at Robbins Crossroads for many years, retiring five years ago. He previously co-owned Robbins Builders Supply in the 1970’s and Pinehurst Hardware in the 1960’s. 

He was known by several versions of his first name William. Some would call him William; others called him W.B., Dub, or Bill. He was an ardent UNC Tar Heel fan, dating back to the 1957 national championship team. He was also a frequent participant in Senior Games at the local, state, and national level. He played several games and participated in field events. His favorite sports were Bocce, shuffleboard, and coaching the women’s basketball team.

Bill loved his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. The Greene household was almost never devoid of a young child through the years. He made each of them feel special.

Bill is survived by his wife Peggy of the home; sons Ricky Greene (Carolyn) of Robbins and Gary Greene (Jill) of Aberdeen; and daughters Pam Hussey (Arnold) of Robbins, Barbara Hussey of Bennett, and Melody Roberts (Brian) of Apex. The Greene family has been blessed with 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren (so far). He is also survived by his brother Roy Greene of High Point and sister Elizabeth Brewer of  Louisiana. He was preceded in death by his son-in-law Kinney Lee Hussey; brothers Jonah Greene, Guy Greene,  and  Archie “Mac” Greene, and sisters Ida Steele, Lena Williams, and Hazel Moore.

The Memorial service will be 2:00 PM, Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church; the services will be conducted by the Rev. Sam Grist and the Rev. William Saunders. Internment, with Military Honors, will follow  in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM,  Monday, November 29,2021 at Kennedy Funeral Home in Robbins, and at other times at the home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, 1535 North Moore Road, Robbins, NC 27325. 

Kennedy Funeral Home is honored to serve the Greene Family.

Condolences on line at pinesfunerals.com

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  1. May the good Lord keep you in the palm of his hands during the time of your loss.
    Our deepest sympathy and prayers are with you.

  2. A great Christian man who will be missed by many✝️Love and prayers for the family as they face each day with faith as WB did🙏🎶✝️💙

  3. So sorry to hear of W.B.’s passing. He was a wonderful man, who was thought a lot of by many. My thoughts and prayers are with each of you. Deepest sympathy.

  4. We are so very sorry to hear of WB’s passing. It leaves a big hole in our community. Special love to Peggy and all of the children. Our prayers are with you all for the days ahead

  5. God took my forever favorite Uncle. There was nobody any better and I loved him so very much. Go fly high Sweet Man. You will always live in my heart until I see you again
    May Gods arms be wrapped around all of you during this time.

  6. Mrs. Greene, Ricky, Pam, Gary, Melody and family, Kim and I are grieved for you all in your loss of Mr. Greene. A quiet friendly,genuinely concerned man totally devoted to family and friends. He always had a word of encouragement and praise for me everytime we met. He will be missed. May God cradle you all in His loving arms in your grief and the days to come. We love you. Bruce and Kim

  7. We became friends with Peggy and Dub while in high school. A span of seventy years! Thanks for this friendship. Bill and Shirley McAnulty

  8. Gary, Pam and family so sorry for your loss. I remember your daddy being at all the ballgames when we were in highschool and his kindness and helpfulness at the hardware store. Much love and prayers to you all. Paula Garner Lineberry

  9. We are so very sorry for your loss. A wonderful man of God who lived life to its fullest. Prayers for the entire family.

  10. Our thoughts and prayers are with all his family. Look to the Lord for comfort, help and strength during your time of sorrow and in the forthcoming days. (Read Psalm 23 and John 14 and all of the Bible for guidance and direction.) The Lord cares for you and He will help you!!!

    Paul and Linda Horner

  11. My prayers are with you all! I’m thankful to have had the opportunity to have met an amazing man with an amazing family. I love y’all!

  12. Norvell & Dorothy Hunsucker
    So sorry for your loss. He will be missed terribly. Peggy, prayers for you and your family.Will always remember our senior Basketball Coach and all our good times.

  13. Gary sorry about the loss of your Father,I will remember you and family in my prayes.
    May GOD BLESS you and your family.

    David Kennedy

  14. Gary, Pam, Ricky and Barbara I am so sorry for your great loss! Your dad was a soft spoken, kind man. I know you already miss him greatly, but cherish those sweet, precious memories. That will help you get through the hard times. May the Lord bring comfort to your hearts as you adjust to not having him in the home. God bless each of you.

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