Jeffrey Thomas Greene, 69, of Powhatan, Virginia passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on Tuesday, September 5, 2023 after a long battle with prostate cancer. He is survived by his children: Logan Greene and Evan (Rachael) Greene, Grandchildren: Sophia Greene, Layton Greene, and Hollyn Greene, Siblings: Fred Greene, Ross (Lynn) Greene, and Jenny Lepoutre. Jeff is also survived by his first wife and mother of his children: Anne Greene, Step Mother: Marcia Spector Greene and Step Siblings: Debbie (George) Hoge, Amy (Bob) Spector, and Anne (David) Spector and many nephews and nieces. Jeff is predeceased by his father, David C. Greene and mother, Dale M. Greene.
Jeff graduated from Madison College (1976) with a degree in Elementary Education. After graduating, Jeff was a stonemason for many years. He was a talented craftsman and left a legacy of work, both commercial and residential, that can be seen around Richmond, Charlottesville, Harrisonburg, and other areas of Virginia. Jeff switched careers later in life and was employed as a teacher at Pocahontas Elementary School in Powhatan, VA where he taught for 25 years, retiring in 2020. Jeff was passionate about education and loved teaching. Jeff was also a talented potter, avid bicyclist, and kayaker. He found pleasure in the simple things in life and had a love and passion for nature and the outdoors.
A Remembrance Gathering for Jeff will be held at Tucker Park from 2:00-4:00 PM on Saturday, September 23 in Maidens, Virginia. Memorial contributions may be donated in memory of Jeffrey Greene to the Powhatan Food Pantry, 2500 Batterson Road, Powhatan, VA 23139 or to your favorite National Public Radio station.