OBITUARY

Floyd Edgar Geer

February 20, 1934March 9, 2020

Floyd Edgar Geer, 86 of Abilene passed away suddenly at his residence on March 9, 2020.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, March 20, 2020 at 10:00 AM at Elmwood Memorial Park 5750 Hwy. 277 S. in Abilene with Bill Alexander officiating. Family and friends will gather for visitation on Thursday evening from 6-8:00 PM at the funeral home. Services under the direction of Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Floyd was born on Feb. 20, 1934 in Brownwood, TX to the late Edgar S. and Fannie E. (Seymour) Geer. He was raised in Kermit where he graduated from Kermit High School. He went on to attend Tarleton State College, where he met Glenna Rae Dover who he married on Oct. 27, 1956 in Lovington, NM. Together Floyd and Glenna walked through many seasons of life from raising their two children, enjoying mutual hobbies, and Floyd’s devotion has lasted even through helping Glenna on her journey with Alzheimer’s. Floyd was a talented artist and painted beautiful pictures. Floyd had a work ethic that was unmatched. He was employed over the years with Central Texas Iron Works, Burkamp Steel, and most recently with CF Steel. Floyd always kept busy and active from working multiple jobs as recent as this year, to working out, and even doing ZUMBA. He served as a former Scout Master with troop # 257. He was a devoted member of the First United Methodist Church in Abilene where he enjoyed being an usher. He was a strong Texas Sports enthusiast. He will be remembered by his family for his sense of humor, his honesty, his love and compassion and being an excellent provider. He created many special memories with his children and grandchildren through the years that they will cherish.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Bessie Crow, Imagene Ferguson, and Evadean Baker.

He is survived by his beloved wife of over 63 years, Glenna Geer; son, Jeffery Geer and his wife Susan of Lafayette, CO; daughter, Linda Geer-Stracener and husband Don of Royse City, TX; sisters, Belva Jo Fowler, and Jan Mitchell; 6 grandchildren, Sarah Stone, Natalie Geer, Mindy McRae, Danielle Moran, Rebeka Geer, and Joshua Geer; 6 great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives, coworkers and special friends.

Memorial Contributions can be made to the Alzheimer's Association. To leave condolences to the Geer family please visit, www.elliotthamilfuneralhomes.com.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, March 19, 2020
  • Graveside Service Friday, March 20, 2020

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Paul Zimmmerman

March 17, 2020

I met Floyd 3 years ago when I moved into the same building in which he worked. I got to know he and his wife when Floyd would bring Glenna to the office on Friday's so he could take her to her hair appointments. Glenna always had the most wonderful smile on her face and was so pleasant to visit with, even though I had to re-introduce myself every Friday. Floyd loved her with all of his being. I looked forward everyday to taking my cup of coffee to his office and visiting with him before the work day started. Floyd loved his Lord, his church, his family, and was totally dedicated to his work. At 86 his mind was still as sharp as a tack. It was an honor to have called him my friend. May God bless and comfort the Geer family.

Scott Senter

March 15, 2020

Mr. Geer
What an awesome man and supporter in
BSA troop 257. He encouraged me through the Eagle Scout Rank and remained a friend through the Years.
His zest for encouraging employees, Family, Scouts & others was a real example.
I have great memories and send my
Sympathy to his family & Friend
Scott

Frances Baker

March 12, 2020

I met Floyd 19 years ago through my role as donor recruiter at Hendrick Regional Blood Center (formerly Meek Blood Center). He was faithful to donate blood every 8 weeks because he knew that type O negative was always needed. He always donated on Friday mornings and you could count on him being there at 8:00 sharp. He had a gruff exterior, but underneath was someone who cared deeply about others. He saved countless lives throughout his life by giving the gift of life to others. That is a legacy to be proud of!

Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home Staff

March 11, 2020

The entire staff of Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home extends our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Floyd Geer. "Hardworking hands at rest".

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY