John D. “Denny” Greene, 66, of Bellefontaine, passed away on Monday, April 15, 2013 at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.
He was born on October 31, 1946 in Urbana to the late John and Erdean (Midgley) Greene. He was also preceded in death by a grandson, Christian Horne.
On June 8, 1968 he married the former Judy Berry in Bellefontaine and she survives along with their children, Heather (Chris) Horne of Kenton, Dane (Kacy) Greene of East Liberty, and John Devin (Carla) Greene of Bellefontaine; his sisters, Cheryl (Warren) Campbell of Alexandria and Sharon (Gary) Kegg of Westerville; and six grandchildren, Dustin, Brayden, Dalton, Kenidi, John Derek, and Cameo.
John retired from Honda of America in 2009 where he worked in Quality Control as an Engineering Coordinator at the Marysville motorcycle plant.
An Air Force veteran serving in Vietnam, he was a member of the American Legion Post #173, BPOE #132, where he served as Past Exulted Ruler, and was a founding member of the Logan County Archers. He enjoyed woodworking, cooking, hunting, fishing, golf, bowling, muscle cars, and riding motorcycles. He also enjoyed handgun competitions and was competitive in archery.
Visitation will be on Friday, April 19, 2013 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Eichholtz Funeral Home in Bellefontaine. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday at the Highland Memorial Cemetery with military honors by the Logan County Veterans Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to Noah’s Ark Day Care Center, 1000 East Brown Ave., Bellefontaine, OH 43311.
Eichholtz Funeral Home in Bellefontaine is handling the arrangements for the family and condolences may be expressed at www.edsfh.com.