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James Edgar Greer

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

James Edgar Greer, 88, husband of the late Barbara Ann Irwin Greer of Mount Pleasant, SC, entered into eternal rest on February 3, 2009, at his home in Mount Pleasant under the loving care of his daughter, Judith Greer Kessler. The relatives and friends of James Greer are invited to attend his funeral service on Friday, February 6, 2009, in J. Henry Stuhr Mount Pleasant Chapel at 1:00 p.m. Burial will follow in Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Thursday evening, February 5, 2009, from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m.

Mr. Greer was born October 28, 1920, in Brownwood, North Carolina, son of the late Edgar Orville Greer and Minnie Belle McGuire Greer. He served in the United States Air Force during World War II as a Staff Sergeant, was retired from Exxon Oil Refinery as a Terminal Foreman after 35 years, and a life member of Etiwan Lodge #95. He enjoyed football, gardening, creek shrimping and fishing, especially for winter trout. He had been a member of the First Baptist Church of Mount Pleasant since 1954 and supported the Fire and Rescue Squad, Hospice of Charleston and East Cooper Meals on Wheels. He loved to spend time with his friends and family and will be missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by a son, Russell Howard Greer and his wife, Monica, of Charleston, SC; daughters, Carla Jean Greer Kirkland and her husband, John, of Florence, SC, Judith Lynn Greer Kessler and her husband, Harold, of Mount Pleasant, SC, Janet Lee Greer Jenkins and her husband, Gordan, of Johns Island, SC, and Cynthia Faye Greer Lamparter and her husband, David, of Marshall, MO; stepdaughters, Virginia Trainer Keller and her husband, Doug, of Huger, SC, and Linda Ann Trainer of Bloomington, IL; a sister, Helen McGuire Greer Lominac and her husband, Harold, of Winston-Salem, NC; fourteen grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Ann Irwin Greer, granddaughter, Kelly Huhs, brothers, Fred Tunner Greer and Vincent Howard Greer, a sister, Jessie Virginia Greer Barrineau, and his loving companion, his dog, "Lucy."

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Charleston Foundation, 676 Wando Park Blvd., Mount Pleasant, SC 29464 or East Cooper Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 583, Mount Pleasant, SC 29465.

A memorial message may be written to the family by visiting www.jhenrystuhr.com.

Additional information provided per family recompense.