Larry Elbert Greer age 74 of West Jefferson passed away on Saturday, April 29, 2023 at his home. He was born on Thursday, November 11, 1948 to the late Clarence Elbert and Elwanda McMillan Greer. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Norris Greer and sister, Linda Barker. Larry and his wife Ginger owned and operated Ashe County Builders Supply for 36 years. Larry was very active in his church, Lighthouse Baptist Church and in his community. He helped a lot of building contractors get their start as well as helping people in Ashe County. He loved the Lord, and was a very active member of the Gideons for many years. He enjoyed sharing the gospel with all he met.
Mr. Greer is survived by: his wife, Ginger Brinegar Greer, five sons, James Greer and wife Susan of Jefferson, Jeff Greer and wife Penney of Fuquay Varina, Josh Greer and wife Stacy, Jerome Greer and wife Jennifer and Jonah Greer and wife Olga all of West Jefferson, ten grandchildren, Taylor Osowitt, Brooke Pickett and husband Kaheem, Savannah Greer, Sierra Greer, Sheyenne Greer, Arianna Greer, Krislyn Greer, Ethan Greer, Kent Manaloto, and Kyleigh Greer, two great-grandchildren, Xavier and Addalie Pickett; three brothers, Norman Greer of Fleetwood, Allen Greer of Tulsa, OK and Archie Greer of West Jefferson, one sister, Louise Roland of Warrensville; several nieces and nephews also survive.
Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 2:00 pm at Lighthouse Baptist Church by Pastor Harry Osborne. A private burial will be held at a later date. The family will receive friends from 12:00-2:00 pm Wednesday prior to the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Gideons International, PO Box 993, West Jefferson, NC 28694.
The family would like to thank Dr. Jim Sancrant, Dr. Tara Burgher, the ultrasound and infusion center, Ashe Memorial Staff and Medi-Home Health for all their special care.
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