REVEREND WILLIAM B. "BILL" GREER, JR.
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Reverend William B. "Bill" Greer, Jr., 89, of Shallotte, NC died Thursday, January 24, 2013 in Autumn Care of Shallotte.
Born in Philadelphia, PA, on November 26, 1923, he was a son of the late William B. and Margaret Sophia Bauer Greer. Rev. Greer served in the 95th Infantry, US Army during WW II where he received two Bronze Stars. After the War he began his preaching ministry in 1951 in Jefferson, PA and continued his ministry, serving the Lord in several Brunswick County area churches. Rev. Bill was preceded in death by his first wife Marian J. Greer.
Survivors include his wife, Lee Z. Greer; daughter, Barbara Holden and husband Kelly of Shallotte, NC; four sons, Billy Greer of Shallotte, Alan Kurt Greer of Elizabethtown, NC, Timothy Lee Greer and wife Racquel of Hendersonville, NC, Mark J. Greer and wife Kathy of Myrtle Beach, SC; a sister, Margaret Elaine Greer, of Lima, PA; five grandchildren, Valerie Norris, Kelly Marian Holden, Alexandra Greer, Jonathan Greer, Ian Greer; two great grandchildren, Cyndal Norris, Shannon Kelly Pyatt and one great-great grandchild, Kristalynn Norris.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Monday, January 28, 2013, in the Old Shallotte Baptist Church with the Rev. Landis Lancaster, Rev. Jim Whitworth and the Rev. Tom Gore officiating. Interment will follow in the Jennies Branch Baptist Church Cemetery with military honors.
The family will receive friends from 12:00 pm until 2:00 pm on Monday at the church.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Gideon's International, at PO Box 834, Shallotte, NC 28459.
Private online condolences may be sent to www.brunswickfuneralservice.com.
Brunswick Funeral Service & Crematory, Shallotte, NC
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Published in the Wilmington Star-News from Jan. 26 to Jan. 27, 2013