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Joel Brooks Greer

November 26, 1930November 4, 2018

Joel Brooks Greer, 87, of Birmingham, AL went to be with the Lord on Nov. 4, 2018. He was preceded in passing by his parents Arthur Brooks Greer and Jessie (Muse) Greer and his first wife Wanda Nell Atkinson Greer. Joel is survived by his wife Janet Gravett Greer; his children Lori Crooks, Julie Hull (Eric), Sherri Allen, Randy Gravett (Sherry), and Russ Gravett (Dana); 11 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Joel was a beloved man who was caring, giving, and loving to everyone he met. He adored his family above everything. He was a Boy Scout as a child and later became an Eagle Scout and a leader. Joel proudly served his country in the United States Army. He was a great provider for his family and retired from IBM after a 36 year long career. Joel also enjoyed target shooting, reading, and the outdoors. He will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved him.

Visitation Saturday, November 10 from 12 - 1 PM at Ridout's Trussville Chapel. Service will follow at 1 PM. Burial at Elmwood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association.


  • Visitation Saturday, November 10, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, November 10, 2018

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Tommy Gloor, III

November 8, 2018

Mr. Greer was a great friend and soul. I know that he and granddad Joe are celebrating their reunion in Heaven.