Joseph W. ‘Joe’ Green, 49, accomplished musician and producer who played in several local bands

Joseph W. 'Joe' Green
Joseph W. ‘Joe’ Green

Joseph W. “Joe” Green, 49, formerly of the 500 block of Oxgate Lane in Aragona Village, died Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, after a brief illness, surrounded by loved ones, both family and friends.

Joe was the third son of Donald and Mary Green. He was born at Portsmouth Naval Hospital in March 1970 and was a lifelong resident of Virginia Beach. Preceded in death by his parents, he was the youngest of the six siblings.

He is survived by his brothers, Paul Green, and his wife, Jo Anne, of Virginia Beach and David Green, and his wife, Marie, of Raleigh, North Carolina; sisters, Donna Broadhurst and Helen Green of Virginia Beach and Elaine, and her husband, Richard Rosenberry, of Birchwood, Tennessee; numerous nieces and nephews of multiple generations; and his loving companion, Cynthia Wright Goodman of Virginia Beach.

Joe fell in love with music from an early age; during his childhood, he loved to imitate Elvis Presley around the neighborhood. Mostly self-taught in his teens and early twenties, Joe became an accomplished musician on multiple instruments, especially guitar. He led and played in several local heavy metal bands, including OTT, Mean Green, Cock Diesel and Eye of the Green Mojo. Joe was also an accomplished music producer. He will be deeply missed by his family and hundreds of friends and loved ones in Tidewater and beyond who are helping us celebrate his life on social media.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Bayside Chapel.

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