Kenneth "Oss" Greer | 1953 - 2012 | Obituary

Kenneth "Oss"  Greer
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Kenneth "Oss" Greer

Born: May 08, 1953
Died: November 14, 2012

Kenneth "Oss" Greer, age 59, of 193 Brown Hollow Road, Creston, died Wednesday, November 14, 2012, at his home.

Mr. Greer was born May 8, 1953 in Ashe County, a son of the late Frank W. Greer and Docia Shelton Greer. He was the retired owner and operator of Greer Paving Company, and was a member of Sutherland Baptist Church.

Mr. Greer is survived by his wife, Denise Parlier Greer of the home; one daughter, Michelle Greer and husband David Miller of Creston; two sons, Shawn Isaacs and wife Amy of Mountain City, and James "Jay" Stanley of Creston; two granddaughters, Carissa and Leah; three grandsons, Keith, Jamie, and Gavin (known to his grandfather as "Doodle"); ten sisters, Virginia Potter, Thelma Brown, Pauline McMahan, Shirley Burleson, Marynell Johnson and husband Junior, Elenora Burleson, Jo Evelyn Cornette, Wanda Ann Roark, Linda Arnold and husband Bill, and Brenda Church and husband Scott, and two brothers, Charles Thomas Greer and wife Sue, and Howard Greer and wife Jessie. He is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Joseph Richard Greer, and four brothers, Glen, Roby, Robert, and Raymond Greer.

Funeral services for Kenneth "Oss" Greer will be conducted Saturday afternoon, November 17, 2012, at 2:00 o'clock, at Sutherland Baptist Church. The body will lie in state, at the church, from 1:00 until 2:00 o'clock. Officiating will be Pastor Keith Edmisten. Burial will follow in Sutherland Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Saturday afternoon, from 1:00 until 2:00 o'clock, at the church, prior to the service. At other times, friends may call at the residence, 193 Brown Hollow Road, Creston.

Online condolences may be sent to the Greer family at

Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.

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