Larry Paul Greer, age 74, of Clyde Townsend Road, Boone, passed away Friday evening, August 5, 2022 at the Watauga Medical Center. Born February 24, 1948 in Watauga County, he was a son of Arvil Frank and Vera Alice Hayes Greer. Larry was a member of Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church. After honorably serving a tour in the US Army during Vietnam, he returned to Watauga County. Larry graduated from McDowell Tech in Marion, before starting his business in l976 named Larry Greer Electric, Inc. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed bowling, but the love of his life was family and spending time with 'his girls'.
Larry is survived by his wife of 52 years, Evelyn Lockner Greer; daughter, Tonya Greer and partner, Johnny Lawrence, of Millers Creek; his granddaughter, McKinlee Ann Watson of Millers Creek; sisters, Geraldine Bradley and Alice Stevens and husband, Gary, all of Vilas; brothers, Burl Greer and wife, Linda, of Boone and Jimmy Greer and wife, Barbara, of Newton; a very special Uncle, Ronald Greer and wife Carol, of Conover; and his best friend, Gary Isaacs of Vilas. A number of nieces and nephews also survive. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Gary Greer.
Funeral services for Larry Greer will be conducted Tuesday afternoon, August 9, 2022, at 2 o'clock at Mount Lebanon Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Derick Hodges and Rev. Jason Cornett. The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 2 o'clock, prior to services, at the church. Military Graveside Honors provided by the American Legion Post #130 and the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 90, will follow at Mount Lawn Memorial Park & Gardens.
Memorials may be made to the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 90, Post Office Box 2914, Boone, NC 28607 or to the American Legion Post #130, 135 Bear Trail, Boone, NC 28607.
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Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Greer family.