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Oscar Greer, 70, of Smiley, Texas, died Monday, March 12, 2012, in Houston. He was born Dec. 30, 1941, the son of William and Jessie Alice (Barker) Greer, in Cuero.
Oscar was a U.S. Army veteran.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, James Greer; and his son, Oscar Fred Greer Jr. on Jan. 27, 2011.
Oscar is survived by his wife since Oct. 18, 1986, Donna (Taylor) Greer of Smiley; his three brothers, William “Billy” Greer of Lufkin, Garland Greer of Kyle, and Ralph Greer of St. Anthony, Idaho; his three sisters, Debbie Jones and husband Robert of Bay City, Betty Schull of Tucson, Ariz., and Frances Creswick of Tucson, Ariz.; his daughter-in-law, Sarah Greer of Edna; four grandchildren, Christopher Greer, William Greer, Faith Greer, and Oscar F. “Trey” Greer III; and numerous nieces and nephews, as well as many close friends.
Visitation was held Saturday, March 17, from 12-2 p.m. in the Finch Funeral Chapel in Nixon.
A funeral service was held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel, with Brother Leon Davis officiating.
Interment followed in the Bundick Cemetery near Smiley.
Memorial contributions may be made to Beat Cancer Boot Camp, 8987 E. Tanque Verde, Suite 309-382, Tucson, AZ 85749 or beatcancerbootcamp.com. A new maze called “Oscar’s Maze” was dedicated in his honor March 17 by the organization and his niece, Angela Menard.
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