Tony Greene Obituary- Gospel Singer Passes at Age 41

Tony Greene Obituary- Gospel Singer Passes at Age 41

Boone : NC : USA | Sep 28, 2010 at 6:48 PM PDT
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Southern Gospel singer Tony Greene(41) passed away at around 4:30 pm today at Carolina Medical Center in Charlotte, N.C. Tony had been in the hospitals care since September 21st due to several major health complications. It had first been inaccurately stated that Tony had Passed almost immediately after his ventilator had been removed at noon today but has been confirmed that he was breathing on his own until his passing. In August of 2009, Tony underwent a successful kidney transplant with a donor

kidney provided by his wife. Less than a month later, he returned to traveling encountered some minor health difficulties which ultimately lead to his recent hospitalization. Many of his friends and family were at the hospital during his final hours including Amy Lambert, Gerald Wolfe, TaRanda Greene, and Dean and Kim Hopper to "sing him into glory."

Tony was born to Everette and Carolyn Greene in Boone, N.C. on October 17, 1968. He began professionally singing Southern Gospel in the early 1980's with his older siblings as The Greenes. They soon became a big hit garnering several No. 1 songs. Apart from spreading his beautiful music across the U.S., Tony was the star success of the Gospel Singing Jubilee multi-day concert held in his hometown of Boone, N.C. which has been a tradition for almost 30 years.

Tony first met his wife when she joined their tour in 1998 and after dating for little more than a year, he memorably proposed on the NQC Mainstage in 2000. Tony married TaRanda in February of 2001 and fathered two children with her, Isabella(6) and Jocelyn(2). Other than his wife and children, he is survived by his mother Carolyn Greene, his brother Tim, sister Kim Greene Hopper, and several nieces. Tony will not be forgotten and will be sorely missed by family and fans alike.

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