Posted: Sep 11, 2019
Lawrence Warren Greene, 88, of College Station, passed away on Wednesday, September 4, 2019. Warren was born on November 24, 1930 in Oklahoma to his parents, Garnet Elizabeth and Lawrence Wendell Greene. He was a man of great intelligence and enjoyed sharing his quick wit. He was a chemical engineer by trade and was involved in several research projects. His team came in second in the creation of the oral polio vaccine.Warren worked for NASA, subcontracted by GE. During his career he had an opportunity to work on the Hubble Telescope, the Apollo missions, and was involved with Project Gemini. Warren received a Snoopy Award from Neil Armstrong. He saved countless lives working in Quality Control on the space missions.
Warren led the family on adventures to California, New Mexico, Louisiana, and Florida before finally landing in Texas. When he lost his beloved Delsie, he ventured to College Station. He lived at theWaldenbrooke Community, where he met many friends. He was active in Wellborn Baptist Church. The highlight of his week lately was playing bridge at the Senior Center. Thank you so much to Pam Rowe and crew for assisting in getting him to the games and home. He loved his family and friends, and will be greatly missed.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Garnet and Lawrence Wendell Greene; wife, Delsie Greene; daughters, Linda Greene and Debra Franco; brothers, Phillip and Kenny Greene.
Warren is survived by his daughter, Donna Hancock and husband, Allen Beaumont; grandchildren, Justin Hancock and wife, Tiffany, and Cody Hancock; great-grandchildren, Mia and Connor Hancock; sister-in-law, Peggy Greene; several nieces and nephews; and extended loving family members and friends.
Special thanks to the team at St. Joseph's who provided exceptional care. Thank you to the staff at Fortress who made his last days comfortable and enjoyable.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, September 13th with the Celebration of Life to follow at 4 p.m. in the Bluebonnet Chapel of Callaway-Jones Funeral and Cremation Centers, 3001 S. College Ave., Bryan, TX. Certified Celebrant Dawn Lee Wakefield will be officiating.
Express condolences at CallawayJones.com