Joe Ed Greenhill, 84, passed away on June 20th, 2014, in Giddings Texas. Joe was born on March 6th, 1930, in Midland, Texas, to Samuel and Ruth Greenhill. He grew up in Pecos, Texas, where his love of airplanes began. He earned his pilot's license while in high school. He was a veteran serving in the Korean War as a paratrooper in the US Army. He continued his love for airplanes working as a crop duster in the cotton fields of west Texas. He retired as an aircraft inspector with his business in Midland Texas. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend. Joe touched the lives of many. He married Jane Pointer on August 19th, 1955, in Fort Davis, Texas. Mr. Greenhill was preceded in death by his wife, Jane; his parents; brothers, Elbert and Albert Greenhill; and two sisters, Louise Sherwood and Emma Rae Brashear. Survivors include his daughter, Kathryn Roberts and husband, Dennis of Giddings; son, Tommy Greenhill and wife, Jackie of Red Oak; son, Steve Greenhill and wife, Haydee of Odessa; brother, Bill Greenhill of Garland; sister, Edna Merle Stanton of Pecos; grandsons, Cory Roberts of Spring, Tom Greenhill of Weatherford, Shannon Roberts of Ore City; granddaughters, Brandy Greenhill of Houston and Donna Greenhill of Cisco; and five great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to a
. Arrangements by Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings (979)542-3113 www.phillipsandluckeygiddings.com.
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Published in Midland Reporter-Telegram on June 28, 2014