Former Bridgehampton Resident Frank Greene Dies December 3


Former Bridgehampton resident Frank Greene died in Wellington, Florida, on December 3. He was 85.

Born September 8, 1928, he was a graduate of the Bridgehampton School and was an elder at the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church, where he sang in the choir under the direction of Charlotte Rogers and her brother, Henry Fordham. He was an active bowler and a fan of race cars. He served in the U.S. Army for two years and was honorably discharged as a corporal. Following his military service, he worked for Widner Implement Company in Brigehampton, then Willard Motors, a Ford dealership in East Hampton, until it was sold to Plitt Ford. He remained at Plitt Ford for 35 years.

On October 12, 1963, he married Catherine Turner Davis, who survives him.

He is also survived by a daughter, Ola Walker and husband Lester; two grandsons, Lester Jr. and wife Patricia and Walter and companion Paul Tuppery; two great-grandchildren, Brianna and Tomisha Walker; a great-great-grandson, Caiden; and four siblings, William, Nellie, Blanche and Mary Greene.

A graveside service with military honors will be held on Friday, December 13, at 12:45 p.m. at South Florida National Cemetery in Lake Worth.

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