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Kenneth 'Oss' Greer


Originally published: Nov. 16, 2012
Last modified: Nov. 16, 2012

Kenneth "Oss" Greer, 59, of 193 Brown Hollow Road, Creston, died Wednesday, Nov. 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, Tenn., 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 were conducted 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at, at Sutherland Baptist Church. The body lay in state, at the church, from 1 to 2 p.m. Officiating was Pastor Keith Edmisten. Burial followed in Sutherland Cemetery.
The family received friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church, prior to the service. At other times, friends called at the residence, 193 Brown Hollow Road, Creston.
Online condolences may be sent to the Greer family at http://www.hamptonfuneralnc.com.
Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.
 
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