Information for Alva B. Greer

23 November, 1898 - 1 December, 1975

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

3 December, 1975
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Alva B. Greer

    CALDWELL - Graveside services for Alva B. Greer, 77, of Boise, who died Monday at his son's home in Caldwell, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens by the Rev. Marshall Vaughn of the Canyon Hill Nazarene Church.
    He was horn Nov. 23, 1898, in Vanleer, Tenn., and moved to Sandusky, Ohio, with his parents as a child.  He attended schools in Ohio and was in the Tank Corps of the Ohio National Guard.  He attended Davy Tree Institute of Technology in Kent, Ohio, graduating in 1920.  He worked for the Davy Tree Co., as foreman for many years.
    He married Vera Morrison in 1926 at Clarksville, Tenn.  He farmed in Tennessee and moved to Mobile, Ala., in 1939.  He worked for the shipyards in Mobile during World War II.  He moved to Mount Pleasant, Calif., in 1945 and was a nurseryman and orchardman.  In 1955 he came to Idaho and had since lived in the Caldwell area.  He worked as a maintenance man at the Canyon County courthouse, retiring in 1969.
   
Surviving are five sons, Gene R., Caldwell, Alva B. Jr., Summerset. Calif., Don J., Auburn, Calif., Bob L., Hayford, Calif., and Michael Greer, Sacramento, Calif.; four daughters, Bonnie Loveless, Joan Wheatley, Joyce Duarte and Linda Bueno, all of Sacramento: a brother, Bill Greer, Columbus, Ohio; three sisters, Aubrey Ellithorpe, Lindsey, Ohio, Bonnie Chambers, Lacarne, Ohio, and Bernandine Greer, Elmore, Ohio; and 18 grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by two brothers.




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