Paul David Greene (Dutch) passed away peacefully on August 10, 2021, in Virginia Beach, Va. Dutch was born in Ashland, Ky, and predeceased by his parents James Arthur and Nancy Elizabeth Terry Greene, and siblings Eileen Halley, Phyllis Mundew, Marguerite Marcum and James Greene, Jr. Dutch was a graduate of Ashland High School, where he was captain of the football team. He was also a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, and a member of the football team, where he played in the Tangerine Bowl in 1955.
Dutch served our country in the Army, in active duty for two years and reserved duty for 6 years, rising to the rank of Captain before an honorable discharge. He retired after 32 years with the Federal Government, serving both the Bureau of Prisons and the US Army Logistics Center. Dutch was an avid golfer, who also enjoyed singing in his church choirs and traveling both domestically and abroad. Over the last 24 years, he split his time between Virginia and Florida. He was involved with the EKU Alumni Association, and active in the Moose Lodge, the Elks Club, Suffolk Art League, Suffolk Historical Train Station, South of the James Golf Association, Myer Lee CC and belonged to the Freemasons. He enjoyed volunteering and loved being an historical interpreter at John Tyler’s Sherwood Forest Plantation. He raised his children in Ashland, KY and Colonial Heights, VA. He was a member of Hopewell Methodist Church, Main Street United Methodist Church and Cypress Lake United Methodist Church.
Dutch had a great sense of humor and loved to whistle and laugh. He was lucky to find true love twice in his life. He is predeceased by his first wife Laura Lou Greene, and they were married forty-four years. Dutch is survived by his second wife Ann Callihan Hines Greene. Dutch and Ann reconnected as widows at a high school reunion. He is also survived by, and was a proud father of his three daughters, Jennifer Lynn Jackson (Lynwood), Jo Ann Johnson (Ron), Nancy Greene Gonzalez (Conrad), and remembered as a funny and loving father. He is also survived by grandchildren David Paul Buchanan, Karl (Chip) Howard Hartle, Jr., Laura Greene Gonzalez, Rebecca Greene Gonzalez, Michelle Lee Blakley and Sean Patrick Johnston, eight great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.
Ann’s children and grandchildren were also very involved in Dutch’s life over the last 24 years. He was loved by them and is survived by Marc Cambridge Hines, Sr. (Pam), Bruce Quinby Hines, Daphne Hines Mayhew (Craig) and Caroline Hines Batten (Curt); and grandchildren Marc Cambridge Hines, Jr., Finley Moncrief Hines, Quinby Constance Hines, Marshall Jennings Mayhew, Penn Caplin Mayhew, Raike Curtis Batten and Hines Gray Batten; and one great grandchild.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, August 16, 1:00 PM at Sunset Memorial Park, 2901 W. Hundred Road, Chester, VA 23831. Funeral Services are provided by Altmeyer Funeral Home, Virginia Beach.
Thank you to friends and the staff at Atlantic Shores Retirement Community. Their always cheerful support was invaluable. A very special thank you to Steve Panus, whose friendship and guidance to Ann and family was truly appreciated.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Main Street United Methodist Church, 202 North Main Street, Suffolk, VA 23434, or a charity of your choice.
Date: Monday, August 16, 2021
Time: 1:00 pm
Sunset Memorial Park
2901 W Hundred Rd, Chester, VA 23831
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