Mr. Robert J. “Bob” Greene

Born June 14, 1934. Died July 08, 2021.
Resided in Summerville, GA

Mr. Robert J. “Bob” Greene, age 87 of Summerville, Georgia passed away Thursday, July 8, 2021 at the Redmond Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Greene was born in Trion, Georgia on June 14, 1934, son of the late P.A. Greene and Clara Brown Greene.  He was a member of the South Summerville Baptist Church and was a veteran of United States Navy, serving in the Korean War.  Mr. Greene was retired from the Georgia Department of Transportation, where he was employed as a Construction Engineer for the Sixth District.  Following his retirement, he was a consultant for Moreland Altobelli Associates, Ratheon and Ebasco.  Mr. Greene was a member and Past Commander of the Post 129 American Legion and was a member of the 40 and 8.  He was a hard working family man and enjoyed spending time with his wife and family.  In addition to his parents, Mr. Greene was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan Lynnette “Lynne” Greene; sisters, Ruby Richardson and Katherine Greene and brothers, Elmer Greene, Marvin Greene, Russell Greene, Fred Greene and Paul Greene. 

Mr. Greene is survived by his wife, Evelyn S. Jackson Greene; brother, Daniel Greene; honorary grandchildren, Aaron Greene, Caleb Willingham, MacKenzie Greene and Savannah Greene; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services for Mr. Greene will be held Sunday, July 11, 2021 at 3:00 P.M. in the South Summerville Baptist Church with Rev. Kenny Roach officiating.  Interment will follow in the West Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Aaron Greene, Caleb Willingham, Todd Hughes, Justin Hughes, Josh Shadrick, Andy West, Danny Greene and Darrell Greene.  Honorary Pallbearers will be the Liar’s Table at Jims and the DOT Liar’s Table in Cartersville.

Mr. Greene will lie in state at the South Summerville Baptist Church on Sunday, July 11, 2021 where the family will receive friends Sunday from 1:00 P.M. until the funeral hour.

The family respectfully ask that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the Lynne Greene Scholarship Program at Georgia Northwestern Technical College, Walker County Campus, 265 Bicentennial Trail Rock Spring, Georgia 30739.

Coffman Funeral Home, Petitt Chapel is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Robert J. “Bob” Greene.  Please visit to sign our online guestbook and to post condolences.

South Summerville Baptist Church