Robert Packard Greenfield
Saturday, April 05, 2014 12:07 AM
McCORMICK — Mr. Robert Packard Greenfield, 82, of Bereau Drive, entered into rest on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at Hospice Care of the Piedmont in Greenwood.
Mr. Greenfield, son of the late George and Marie Packard Greenfield, was a native of Mt. Vernon, NY. During his father's career as an outdoor writer that penned The New York Times' "Wood, Field and Stream" column they lived in several communities in New York and New Jersey. Following high school, he entered the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict in the submarine service. Later, he went to work with National Cash Register. While employed by NCR, he met Marilyn on Valentine's Day in 1958 and they married one year later on Valentine's Day.
Bob and Marilyn aka "The Green Machine" were avid mixed doubles tennis players for many years. They had lived in Atlanta for over twenty years then moved to Florida before coming to Savannah Lakes almost nine years ago. He was a member of The Lutheran Church By The Lake.
He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Sydney Lyon Greenfield.
Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Johnson Greenfield; son, Todd Packard Greenfield and wife, Merrie Eaton Greenfield of Roswell, Ga; daughter, Krista Dinsmore and husband, William Bradley Dinsmore of Dawsonville, Ga; brothers, Fred Greenfield, and wife, Ann of Evansville, Indiana and George Greenfield and wife, Dorothy of Wayne, NJ; grandchildren, William B. "Will" Dinsmore, Nicholas Packard Greenfield, Zachary Henry Greenfield, Elijah Joseph Greenfield and Amelia Maye Greenfield.
A memorial service is planned for Monday, April 7, 2014 at 3 p.m. at The Lutheran Church By The Lake, McCormick, SC, with Pastors Jim Kinsler and Walter Wist officiating. Military honors will be presented.
Please visit the website at www.beggsfuneralhome.net and sign the guestbook.
Beggs Funeral Home 200 May Ave., Lincolnton, GA 30817, Phone: 706-359-4117 is in charge.