Larry Roy Greer
Larry Roy Greer, age 70, passed away on Tuesday, July 23, 2013. He was born in Salina, Ks and lifetime resident.
He graduated from Salina High School in 1960.
Larry worked at Burrs Body Shop in the 60s then joined The United States Marine Corps in 1962. Served in Vietnam War with 2nd Batallion 7th Marines and was critically wounded in the battle of Harvest Moon Dec. 18th, 1965. He recovered and retired from the Marine Corps in 1967.
He married his wife, Barbara Greer of 46 years.
Larry worked at Graves Truckline and later became a teamster and drove a tractor-trailer for UPS where he retired in 2008.
Larry is survived by -
Wife: Barbara C. Greer
Daughter: Tonya R. Greer
Sons: Larry R. Greer II
Garrett J. Greer IV
Eric J. Greer
Joshua A. Greer
"Lil" Eric J. Greer
Mother: Bernita M. Greer
Sister: Sheryl Anderson
Granddaughter: Natasha Daily
He was preceded in death by his Father, Garrett J. Greer III, Daughter, Laura L. Greer and Grandson, Ryan J. Sonneberger.
Larry touched so many hearts of those around him. His compassion for others reflected his kindness and sincere love and respect for others. Larry was a loving son, devoted husband and wonderful father. He made others feel good about themselves and always did little things to make you smile.
Virgil Bowman (uncle) is dads lifelong hero (WW II Veteran).
Funeral Service will be 2pm Monday, July 29th, 2013, at Faith Free Will Baptist Church, 611 Willis Ave., Salina, KS.
Visitation will be from 4-8pm with family receiving friends from 6-8pm Sunday, July 28th at Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. 8th, Salina, KS.
Memorials are suggested to the family.
For more information or to leave online condolence please visit www.ryanmortuary.com.
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