James E. "J.E." Greene, age 84, of Boone, passed away Friday morning, July 5, 2019, at Watauga Medical Center in Boone.

James was born March 6, 1935 in Watauga County, a son of the late Ernest and Hattie Greene. He was a retired co-owner of Mitsubishi of Boone and a member of Perkinsville Baptist Church. James served in the United States Army.

James is survived by his wife, Margaret Winkler Greene of the home; two daughters, Gayle Crowder and husband Dennie of Charlotte, and Teresa Garvin and husband Forrest of Weddington; one son, Barry Greene and wife Haylee of Deep Gap; three granddaughters, Megan Bobbins and husband Patrick of Charlotte, Cassidy Garvin of Weddington, and Ella Bixby of Deep Gap; four grandsons, Justin Crowder of Charlotte, Caleb Garvin and Cody Garvin, both of Weddington, and Henry Bixby of Deep Gap; one great-grandson, Collin Bobbins of Charlotte, and one brother, Dale Greene and wife Betty of Boone. He is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Kathleen Greene.

Funeral services for James E. "J.E." Greene will be conducted Sunday afternoon, July 7, 2019, at 3:00 o'clock, at Perkinsville Baptist Church. The body will lie in state, at the church, from 1:00 until 3:00 o'clock. Officiating will be Pastor Seth Norris and Pastor Harold Bennett. Military graveside rites and entombment, provided by American Legion Post 130 and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 90, will follow at the Mount Lawn Memorial Park and Gardens Mausoleum.

The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon, from 1:00 until 3:00 o'clock, at the church, prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Stony Fork Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Libby Winebarger, P.O. Box 128, Deep Gap, North Carolina 28618 or to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood Street, Lenoir, North Carolina, 28645.

The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses, staff of Watauga Medical Center for their professional and compassionate care. Also a special thanks goes out to Dr. Christopher Marinakis. The family would also like to thank Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care.

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