Dr. Gary Greene, age 73, of North Port, Fla., passed away on July 1, 2021. He was born on April 28, 1948 in Gaston County, NC to the late Bobby and Willowdean Moss Greene.

He served in the United States Air Force for six years and was a lifelong member of the VFW.

Dr. Greene received an AA in Accounting from Gaston College, a BA in Business and Economics from Belmont Abbey College, a MBA in Financial Management from The Citadel and an EDD in Business Technology from Mississippi State University.

He was a profound college professor serving in many esteemed colleges over his lifetime and retired from the State College of Florida as a Professor of Business. Dr. Greene was known as Dr. “G” by his students and he dedicated his life to educating others.

Outside of work, he loved music, fishing, taking walks with his wife and enjoyed spending time at their home.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon Greene; two children; and two grandchildren.

A private family service will be held.

Memorial contributions can be made in memory of Dr. Gary Greene to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Disease at www.michaeljfox.org.

Condolences may be offered online at www.carothersfuneralhomegastonia.com.

Posted in: Gaston Gazette

Posted on: 2021-07-08

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