Roy D. Greene, Sr., 88, died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2011 in Appling Healthcare System. Roy was born Sept. 5, 1923 in Dodge County and had resided in Baxley since 1977. His son, Roy, Jr. related the following information about his father. Roy D. Greene, Sr. grew up poor in Georgia. He was a pilot in the U.S. Air Force during WWII. He was very successful in sales and as a business owner throughout his life. He was owner/president of a company he founded, “Truk Info. Inc.” until his passing. He loved the outdoors and especially the water.
Roy D. Greene Sr. had lived on Lake Mayers since 1990. His passion was flying and he had multi-engine rating.
He loved his family and especially his wife, Lunette Herrington Greene. Mr. Greene was a member of Friendship Congregational Christian Church. He was the son of the late Thomas M. Greene, Sr. and the late Pearl Louise Dean.
Survivors include his wife, Lunette Greene of Baxley; one son, Roy D. Greene, Jr. of Tallahassee, FL; one brother, Tom Greene of Baxley; and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, Sept. 9 in the chapel of David E. Miles Funeral Home with the Revs. Barry Teutsch, Hugo Hammond and Rick Brown officiating. Interment followed in Omega Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Cliff Cochran, Gerry Herrington, Rodney Taylor, T.H. Weatherly, Rudolph Thomas, Kenneth Herrington and Henry Goethia.
Honorary pallbearers were all friends in attendance.
Arrangements were under the direction of David E. Miles Funeral Home.