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Joseph "Terry" Greer

April 25, 1938 ~ November 4, 2021 (age 83)

Obituary

Joseph “Terry” Greer 83, of Camano Island, WA, passed November 04, 2021. 
Terry was born to Thaddeus Whalen and Hazel Blades Greer, 4/25/1938, in Seattle, WA; then adopted by Homer Greer.  Terry graduated from Sunnyside High School in 1956 and received a Business Administration Degree from the Kinman Business University in 1964. Terry earned his Eagle in Boy Scouts of America 1954. He married Sandra Jean Morris in 1968, and they lived together in Sunnyside WA.  Together they raised two children. Terry retired to Camano Island Washington with his Father Homer Greer and Daughter Kimberly Christenson.  Terry was a Seabees in the U.S. Navy in The Pacific from 1957 to 1961. Terry returned to managed Home Lumber for his father until the business closed. Terry then started Greer Enterprises, owning and managing several rental houses. Terry was passionate about his crafts he sold during his retirement.    He leaves as his legacy two children: Kimberly Christenson (Scott) Camano Island, Washington, and Cameron Greer Eugene, Oregon.  Grandchildren Christian Shoman (Victoria) of Prosser, Washington, Andrew Christenson (Summer Whittlesay) Pullman, Washington, Jeffrey Christenson and Benjamin Christenson of Camano Island, Washington.  He also leaves two of three siblings:  Steven Whalen and Maryanne Whalen.  He was preceded in death by Sandra Greer, 2003(Wife), Hazel Greer, 2004(Mother), Homer Greer, 2014(Adoptive Father), Thaddeus Whalen, (Father), Marilyn Whalen, (Sister)
Viewing and Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 14, 2021 from 1-4pm at the Smith Funeral Home, Sunnyside, WA.   Funeral Service will be on Monday,  November 15, 2021, 11:00 am at  the Smith Funeral home in Sunnyside, WA.  Burial will follow at the Lower Valley Memorial Gardens, Sunnyside, WA with Military Honors with a reception to follow at the Sunnyside VFW.  Those wishing to sign Terry’s online memorial book may do so at www.funeralhomesmith.com

 

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Services

Viewing and Visitation
Sunday
November 14, 2021

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Smith Funeral Home
528 S. 8th St.
Sunnyside, WA 98944

Funeral Service
Monday
November 15, 2021

11:00 AM
Smith Funeral Home
528 S. 8th St.
Sunnyside, WA 98944

Interment Following Funeral Service
Monday
November 15, 2021

Lower Valley Memorial Gardens, Sunnyside WA

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