A. Clinton Greene II
A. Clinton “Clint” Greene II, 69, of Richmond and Water View, passed away Friday, February 7, 2014 from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. He was born on February 2, 1945 in Jackson, Tenn., to Dr. Alfred Clinton Greene and Elizabeth Ann Atkins, and was raised in Richmond.
He was a proud graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School, Class of 1963, where he excelled in the arts and athletics, particularly football, where he was best known for “the 91-yard punt,” at City Stadium. He attended Emory and Henry College and graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University. He had a long and successful career as a manufacturer’s representative for ladies clothing lines such as Tanner, DeLanthe, and Jones New York. He then became a Realtor in Richmond and later at the river. When he wasn’t on the river, he was a lifelong fixture on the courts and in the tack room at The Westwood Club.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Mary “Mimi” Koontz Greene of Richmond; his children, A. Clinton Greene III (Mindy), and Elizabeth Bargatze (Hampton), both of Richmond, and Deedee Greene of Colo.; his stepson, Stuart Coleman of Texas; his grandchildren, who referred to him as “granddaddy tickle,” Thomas, Ross, Ryan and Austin Hooker, Olivia and Macdonald Bargatze, and A. Clinton Greene IV, and step-grandchildren, Field and Harrison Smith, all of Richmond; his sisters, Pamela Zimmer (Sam), Elizabeth Greene and Ann McGeorge (Bruce), all of Richmond, Nancy Greene of Calif., and Evelyn Freeman (Willard) of Md.; the mother of his children, Terry Massie; and nieces and nephews, William, Kennon, Lauren, Bruce, Jake, Colby, Rae, Willard and Houston.
Clint will be remembered for his contagious smile, great humor, dapper good looks, lifelong love of soul music and dancing, and his love for the Rappahannock River! Services were held Wednesday, February 12, at St. Stephens Episcopal Church, 6000 Grove Ave., Richmond. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.