Charles (Chuck) Eugene Greene, 59, Kansas City area, died Friday, July 27, 2012, at his home.
Services will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at Lawrence A. Jones Funeral Chapel, 1800 E. Linwood Blvd., Kansas City, MO. 64109, conducted by Rev. Robert Easley. A family and friends burial will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, in Linneus.
He was born January 22, 1953, in Kansas City. He grew up in Linneus. He graduated in 1975 from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a degree in Mathematics. He moved to the Kansas City area in 1975 where he began his career in telecommunications with AT&T after graduation. In 1978, he began his lifelong career with United Telecom (Sprint). He retired from Sprint and took his skills and services to the non-profit world and worked for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) until 2011.
Survivors include sons, Preston Clarence Greene, Portland, Ore., and Julian Greene, Kansas City; a daughter, Bobbi Norton, Kansas City; his mother, Dorothy Greene, and grandmother, Mildred Stephens, both of Linneus; a sister, Donna Greene, Quincy, Ill.; and a special nephew, Gavin Hornsby.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Clarence (Ham) Stephens.