James Patrick "Pat" Greer passed away October 16, 2021, surrounded by his family. He was born November 9, 1933, on the Greer Homestead near Marvel. Pat grew up, raised his family, and died from Cancer, NOT COVID, on the Greer Homestead.
Pat married Lila Eldridge February 1, 1953. They had four children: Harry (Cindy) Greer, Jim Greer, Frances (Dale) Horvath and Karen Ray. He has 10 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
Pat was a true family man, with a great sense of humor and a real love for music. He was very community minded. Pat was a life-long member of Marvel Methodist Church as well as member of Marvel Grange, and a member and leader of 4-H for over 35 years. He also served on various board and commissions, including Animas La Plata Board, La Plata Water Conservancy District, La Plata County Fair Board and the La Plata County Planning Commission.
Services will be held Saturday, October 23, 10:00 a.m. at the Marvel Methodist Church. Interment will be in the Marvel Cemetery and a Potluck immediately following at the Marvel Grange.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Marvel Methodist Church, PO Box 122, Marvel, CO 81329. Pat lived his faith and will be greatly missed but never forgotten!
Published by Pine River Times on Oct. 18, 2021.