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Elder "Waldo" Greene

April 30, 1933 - November 21, 2018

Elder George “Waldo” Greene, 85, of Asheboro, NC and formerly of Forest City, NC, died peacefully Friday morning, November 21, 2018 at Randolph Hospice House in Asheboro. Waldo was born Sunday, April 30, 1933 to the late George Carl and Lela Annie (Davis) Greene. He was also preceded in death by our beloved mother, Onetta Ann Hardin Greene; eldest daughter, Denise Greer; his brother, Don Greene and son-in-law, James Morris.

Waldo served in the National Guard for nine and half years; attended Garner-Webb University for two years and Fruitland Baptist College for two years. He began preaching in 1966 and became an ordained minister of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in 1982. He served in many churches throughout his long and faithful career until his retirement in 1995. His hobbies included reading his many books, woodworking, gardening and needlepoint. He will be best remembered for being a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory his children, Karen King Green and her husband, Bob of Harris, Steve Greene and his wife Susan of Tallahassee, FL, Kay Greene Hayes and her husband, Marty of Randleman and Ray Greene and his wife, Linda also of Randleman; son-in-law, Danny Greer and his adopted daughter to his heart, Lori Morris of Valencia, CA. Also surviving are his 17 wonderful grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

A funeral service to celebrate Waldo’s life will be two o’clock Saturday afternoon, December 1, 2018 in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home with Elder Charles Ferguson officiating. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to services in the funeral home. At the family’s request there will be a private burial at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made on behalf of Elder Waldo Greene to Rutherfordton Seventh-day Adventist Church, 192 East Mountain Street, Rutherfordton, NC 28139.

Waldo will be deeply missed by his loving and devoted family and many dear friends. MAY GOD GRANT HIM ETERNAL REST.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018

Time: 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Location:

Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel

538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


Service Information

Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018

Time: 2:00 pm

Location:

Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel

538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


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