Billie G. Geer, 77
MUNCIE, INDIANA - Billie G. Geer, 77, passed away peacefully at his residence following an extended illness surrounded by his family. He was born on May 10, 1937, in Jamestown, Tennessee, the son of, Thomas and Maudia (Davis) Geer.
Billie married the love of his life, Donna (Mills) Geer on September 12, 1966 in Muncie and she survives. Mr. Geer had worked as a Foreman for the Muncie Tree Surgery Service for 35 years prior to his retirement in 1999. He enjoyed gardening, and was known as a professional tinkerer. Billie loved to be with his grandchildren and great grandchildren and was quite the story teller. He would be seen whistling, or singing where ever he went and was a people person. It was said that “he never met a stranger” and would help anyone.
Besides his wife of 47 years, Donna, he is survived by two daughters, Ronda Taylor (husband-Todd), Farmland and Beverly Vaught (husband-Marc), Muncie; one son, Billie Geer Jr. (wife-Tracy), Overland Park, Kansas; four grandchildren, Brandon George and Ashley Geer, both of Overland Park, Kansas and Todd Taylor Jr. and Tosha Taylor, both of Farmland; four great grandchildren; five siblings, Doug, Phillip, Johnny (wife-Reatha) and Carolyn Geer all of Jamestown, Tennessee and David Geer (wife-Dixie), New Haven, Indiana; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and two brothers.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 11, 2014, 1:00 P.M. at the Parson Mortuary. Burial will follow at the Gardens of Memory Cemetery north of Muncie.
Friends may call at the Parson Mortuary on Friday, July 11, 2014, from 11:00 A.M until service time.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cancer Services of the East Central Indiana (Little Red Door), 2311 W. Jackson St., Muncie, IN 47303-4733.
A special thank you goes to the staff of the Indiana University Ball Memorial Hospital Hospice Program for their wonderful care at this time.
Online condolences may be made to the family in care of www.parsonmortuary.com.