Greer, Ray (2008)

Obituary of Ray Greer ~ 2008

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Mr. Ray Greer, age 68 of Old Fort passed away Wednesday September 3, 2008 at The McDowell Hospital.  A native of McDowell County, Ray was born October 16, 1939 and was a son of the late John William Greer and Nettie Barnes Greer.  Ray was a member of Greenlee Baptist Church where he served actively as Deacon and Sunday School Teacher.  He was a member of the class of 1958 from Glenwood High School.  He retired from the McDowell County School System.  His family will remember him as a loving husband, father and grandfather and a friend to all.

Surviving Mr. Greer is his wife Carol Hyatt Greer of the home; four children: Bryan Greer of Marion, Kim Packett and husband Keith of Marion, Leslie Huskins and husband Boo of Glenwood and Cindy McHone and husband Eddie of Glenwood; three grandsons: Jonathan, Josh and Jacob; two brothers: Bill Greer, Jr. of Glenwood and Glenn Greer of Commerce, GA; one sister Judy Kuykendall of Glenwood; mother-in-law Pauline Campbell and father-in-law Odell Hyatt.

A funeral service was held Friday September 5, 2008 at 4:00 p.m. in Westmoreland Chapel with Revs. Ned Webb and Ricky Mason officiating.  The family received friends one hour prior to the service from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.  Entombment was in Oak Grove Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Greenlee Baptist Church 5967 US 70 West Old Fort, NC 28762.  An online register is available under OBITUARIES at

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday September 10, 2008 Volume 14 #36