William Greer Sr.

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, February 8, 2011

NATCHEZ — Services for William Carlton “Le’roi” Greer Sr., 73, of Vidalia, who died Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, at his residence, will be at 11 a.m. today at Laird Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. C.D. Beard officiating.

Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.

Mr. Greer was born on Jan. 3, 1938, in Brookhaven, the son of William Carey Greer and Lucy Edna Carlton Greer.

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He was a deputy for Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office and dispatch and captain for Concordia Parish Fire Department No. 2. He was a member of Bougere Baptist Church, captain of Deer Park neighborhood watch, charter member and captain of station No. 8 for Concordia Parish Fire District No. 2.

Mr. Greer was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Helen Rasberry Greer; one son, Harry Brown; one daughter, Rita Brown Perrault; and one brother, Amos “Butch” Greer.

Survivors include two sons, William Carlton Greer Jr. and wife, Jennifer, of Houston, Texas and Bill Brown and wife, Carol, of Baton Rouge; six daughters, Maria Greer and Lori Hubright, both of Vidalia, Carlette Williams and husband, Cliff, of Natchez; Helen Brown Thrash and husband, Scott, of Hattiesburg; Monica Rushing and husband, Ken, of Richland, Shawny Brown Clevland and husband, Jason, of Sardis; a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren, including those who knew him as PaPaw Léroi; one sister, Cookie Greer Gathings of Birmingham, Ala.; and one dear friend, Mary Greer.

Pallbearers will be the Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office and Concordia Parish Fire Department.

Honorary pallbearers will be Shell Greer and Capt. Léroi’s Deer Park first lieutenant, Louie.

Online condolences may be made at www.lairdfh.com.