James “Jim” Greene, age 76, passed away on Friday, May 10, 2019. He was a longtime resident of Galloway, Ohio and current resident of Grove City, Ohio.
Jim was born November 19, 1942 in Bruin, Kentucky to Elijah and Gladys Greene who precede him in death along with beloved wife Charlene. He is also preceded in death by brothers Clay (Jackie) and Royce and sister Jean (Eugene) Ellars, mother and father-in-law Catherine and Bennie Wells, and brother-in-law Kenny Wells.
He is survived by daughter Judi (Gary) Young of Grove City, son Jimmy (Rhiannon) Greene of Plain City, grandchildren Haley Young and Ian Greene, brother Bill (Dazel) Greene, brother-in-law Richard (Helen) Wells, sisters-in-law Lena Greene and Patty Wells, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends. Jim loved animals and is also survived by his many cats.Jim grew up in Columbus where he attended Central High School and was a classmate of wife Charlene.
He is an Army Veteran who served in Korea and a Norfolk Southern Railroad retiree. Jim loved his family, tinkering on mowers and cars, and spending vacations with his family at the beach, especially the Outer Banks.
Friends and family may visit Thursday, May 16, 2019 from 6 pm -8 pm at Newcomer Southwest Chapel, 3393 Broadway, Grove City, Ohio where a funeral service will take place Friday at 10 am. Burial to follow at Galloway Cemetery. Please view our share memories tab to leave a message to the family.