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Wendell Neilson Greer (Nelson), 76, of Nazareth, PA. passed away on Saturday, June 25, 2016 after a long battle with Alzheimer's. He was the husband of Sharon Wilding Greer, formerly of South Plainfield, N.J., for 55 years.
Born in Sweetwater, TX, he was the son of the late Wendell and Allie Lee Greer of Sweetwater, TX. He graduated from Sweetwater High School in 1958 and enlisted in the U.S. Army where he served at the Air Defense Ajax Missile site in NJ. He then continued to serve as a full time heavy equipment mechanic for the State of NJ National Guard. He was also an active Army National Guard reservist until retiring in 1999. He played basketball and baseball in the Army and was an avid pool shooter.
Survivors include his wife Sharon of Nazareth, son Nellie and wife Allyson, grandsons Weston and Deklon of Bethlehem, PA; sisters Connie and Darlene of Texas, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins, most of whom reside in Texas.
He was predeceased by his sister Rita.
A private viewing for the family was held. A Military Service will be held on Monday, July 11, 2016 at 1 p.m. at Fort Indiantown Gap, PA.
Published in Sweetwater Reporter on July 7, 2016
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