Robert Lee Greer

Published 1:54 pm Thursday, March 2, 2017

Robert Lee Greer, 78, of Port Arthur passed away Sunday, February 26, 2017 at his home surrounded by family and friends. He was a longtime resident of Port Arthur, Texas and was a retired longshoreman with Maritime Association ILA with 23 years of service.

Robert is preceded in death by his parents, James and Rosa Greer; his wife Cynthia D. Greer; two daughters Mary L. Colvin and Dozetta V. Roberts.

He leaves to cherish his memories two daughters Samantha A. Marsh (Gerald) and Danette A. Kirklin (Cedric); five brothers Carl E. Greer (Betty) of Hitchcock, TX, John Allen, Troy L. Greer, Miro Greer and Melvin Greer all of Monroe, LA; four sisters, Lottie G. Staten, Rozetta Greer both of Monroe, LA, Doll Shepard (Willie) of Galveston, TX and Viola Wiley of Ruston, LA; 10 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 4, 2017 at First Sixth Street Baptist Church with visitation from 9 a.m. until service time. Burial will follow in Live Oak Cemetery under the direction of Gabriel Funeral Home.