Edward Russell Greene, lll, age 70, died on Sunday, March 28, 2021, at his home.
Born in Salisbury, he was the son of the late Edward R. Greene, Jr. and Marjorie Swim Greene.
He is survived by his wife, Renee Lauer Greene; and daughters, Gretchen Hancock and her husband, Chad, and Stacie Brown and her husband, Chris, all of Ocean City.
There are four grandchildren, Emma, Sarah, Josephine and Elizabeth.
Also surviving, is his sister, Sharen Hastings and her husband, Mike, and sister-in-law, Susan W. Lauer all of Ocean City.
He was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Ted Lauer.
Greenie was a graduate of Stephen Decatur High School, and had served in the United States Coast Guard. After his discharge, he worked as a fiber optics technician for Verizon for 35 years.
He was a member of the Atlantic United Methodist Church, a lifetime member of the Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company, a 32nd degree Master Mason at Evergreen Masonic Lodge #153 AF-AM, and a member of the Boumi Temple Order of Shriners.
He was a loving and dedicated husband, father, grandfather and friend. As an avid boater and fisherman, he so enjoyed the outdoors and fishing with his family and friends.
His wife was and always will be the love of his life.
A funeral service was held on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Rev. George Patterson officiated. Interment followed in Evergreen Cemetery.
A donation may be made to: IAFF, Local 4269, P.O. Box 3217, Ocean City, Maryland 21843. Letters of condolence may be sent via: www.burbagefuneralhome.com.