Charles (Chuck) Eugene Greene, 59, Kansas City area, died Friday, July 27, 2012, at his home.

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.