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Gary Bernard Grier

February 14, 1947 ~ April 5, 2021 (age 74)

Obituary

GRIER

Gary Bernard Grier was born February 14, 1947 in Jacksonville to the late Henry Grier and Annie Billings Walker.  He graduated from Northwestern Junior-Senior High School in 1965; then attended Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU).

Gary served his country faithfully in the United States Army as a staff sergeant and received an honorable discharge.  He was employed at Premier Meats as a butcher and as a supervisor at Benton Freights until he became disabled due to injuries sustained during the Vietnam War.

Gary was married to Willie Jean Grier until their divorce in 1970.  He was a faithful member of Recovering Ministry, Lake City, Florida.  Gary served faithfully until his health began to fail.

He leaves to cherish his memory, wife of forty-five years, Charlie Mae Grier; son, Gary Laquon Grier; daughter, Le’Lure (Justin) Taylor; grandchildren; brother, Gene A. Grier; brother-in-law, Randolph (Leatrice) Harris; sister-in-law, Pastor Yvonne C. White; god daughter, Orri Jones; special cousins, Jackie Foster, Geraldine Nelson, Wayne Foster; special friends, Juanita Jones, Johnnie Woodside, Nellene Trimmings, Wendy Cooper; nephews, nieces, cousins, other relatives and many sorrowing friends.  

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 Service Program


Services

Graveside Service
Friday
April 9, 2021

1:00 PM
Jacksonville National Cemetery
4083 Lannie Road
Jacksonville, FL 32218

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