BSA Troop 21


Richard H. Greene Obituary

(Troop 21 Eagle Scout #30


Troop 21 Scoutmaster)


February 15, 2011

 The Americus Times-Recorder

Marietta — Dr. Richard H. Greene, Sr., 70, of Marietta died Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011, at First United Methodist Church in Marietta. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the church parlor. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 18, 2011, in the chapel of Aldridge Funeral Services with the Rev. Bill Dupree officiating. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011, in the chapel of Aldridge Funeral Services.

Dr. Greene was born in Americus, Ga.. He was a graduate of the University of Georgia and Veterinary Medical College in 1964. He practiced in Americus until 1984, and subsequently owned Twilley-Greene Animal Clinic in Marietta, Ga., until his death. Dr. Greene was an Eagle Scout and received the Boy Scouts highest honor, the Silver Beaver Award. He served as Scout Master of Troop 21 in Americus, Ga.,  for many years and was a volunteer for Troop 277 in Marietta. Dr. Greene served as president of the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association for one year and was an active member until his death. He was a member of First Methodist Church in Marietta, Ga.

In addition to his family, Dr. Greene is survived by his former wife of 24 years, Mary Moseley Greene, his beloved staff including Bobbie McGarity and Wanda O’Neal, and a host of friends and clients. Survivors include one daughter, Angel G. Louge and Blair of Bluffton, S.C., two sons, Richard H. Greene Jr. and Sandy of Cartersville, Ken R. Greene and Amy of Lumpkin; three sisters, Grace Pace of Perry, Mildred McMillan of Tonganoxie, Kans., Julia Neel of Thomasville, Ga.; three brothers, William L. Greene of Monk’s Corner, S.C., Jimmy P. Greene of Americus, David A. Greene of Americus; four granddaughters, Rebecca K. Greene, Riley Greene, Kanyon Evelyn Greene, Cedar Parker Greene; one grandson, Joey Louge; nieces and nephews. Dr. Greene is preceded in death by his granddaughter, Mary Elaine Greene.

Contributions may be made to Cobb County Animal Shelter, 1060 Al Bishop Drive, Marietta GA 30008. 770-590-6600.

Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home and Crematory in Marietta is  handling the arrangements. Also Aldridge Funeral Services, 612 Rees Park, is in charge of local arrangements. To sign the online guest book and express your own special thoughts and memories go to