JGreene
John Potter Greene
  • 82 years old
  • Date of birth: Feb 19, 1936
  • Date of passing: Apr 13, 2018
Let the memory of John be with us forever

John P. Greene, 82, a lifetime resident of Granville County passed away Friday, April 13, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

John was born February 19, 1936 in Granville County to the late Lonnie S. and Vinne D. Greene. He was a longtime member of First Baptist Church Creedmoor where he served as a Deacon, Sunday School Teacher, and was a member of the Choir. He was Treasurer of Granville County Crime Stoppers for many years and was on the Creedmoor Planning Board. John retired from Central Carolina Bank as Vice-President of Computer Operations after twenty-five years plus service. He proudly served his Country in the United States Army being stationed in France.

Surviving are his wife of sixty-one years, Peggy C. Greene of the home; a daughter, Linda G. Jackson and husband Dean of Creedmoor, a son, Wayne S. Greene and wife, Robin of Raleigh; three grandchildren, Nicholas B. Jackson, Jessica P. Jackson, Alex S. Greene and wife, Lane. John was loved and admired by his family and the community. He touched the lives of many and will be sorely missed.

Visitation will be held from 1:30 – 2:45 P.M. Sunday, April 15, 2018 in the Family Life Center of First Baptist Church Creedmoor and at other times at the home.

Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 P.M. Sunday, April 15, 2018 at First Baptist Church Creedmoor by Rev. Jim Shelley and Rev. Steve Brown. Burial will be in Carolina Memorial Gardens.

Flowers are kindly accepted or memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Creedmoor, Family Life Center Building Debt Fund, P.O. Box 38, Creedmoor, N.C. 27522.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by g c on 16th April 2018

"My sincere condolences to the family.  May the God of all comfort give you the comfort you need to endure this difficult time and the days ahead (2 Corinthians 1:3,4)"

This tribute was added by Yonica Rodio on 15th April 2018

"My thoughts and prayers go out to you, Mrs Peggy, at the loss of your soul mate. What a blessing Mr John was in the lives of those in our clinic who were honored to treat him during his illness. Your devotion to each other was a beautiful thing to see and an example to others. May the grace and peace of our Saviour uphold you in the days ahead. Know that you are loved. Heaven will be sweeter. God bless you."

This tribute was added by Grace Tisdale on 14th April 2018

"The Greene family will all suffer a great loss with the passing of John.  I haven't know the family long but I have come to love all of them.  I found John to be a very intelligent, warm and gentle soul and I became very fond of both he and Peggy in the short time I have know them.  He fought a long, hard battle and he will be missed by all."


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