Forrest E. "Tim" Greer, 80 of Aledo passed away Friday December 11, 2015 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
Graveside services will be 11:00AM Monday December 14, 2015 at Candor Cemetery - rural Seaton. A time of viewing will be held 10:00AM to 10:30AM, Monday prior to graveside services, at Fippinger Funeral Home - Aledo. Memorials may be made to Trinity Presbyterian Church in Aledo. Online condolences may be left at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.
Tim was born September 19, 1935 at the family farm in rural Seaton, a son of Robert and Bessie Olive (Finley) Greer. He attended local country schools, and graduated from Aledo High School. He married Nancy Perkins on September 20, 1956, and later married Patricia (Griffith) Linboom, November 27, 1996 in Aledo.
He worked at Harney-Morgan IH Dealership in Aledo for 29 years, and then the Mercer County Highway Department for 19 years, until retiring in 2005.
Tim enjoyed gardening, especially tomatoes, airplanes and particularly enjoyed Red tractors.
He was a member of the Aledo Masonic Lodge Post #252 AF&AM for 46 years, and also was a member of the former Aledo Moose Lodge. Tim was a volunteer Fireman for the Aledo Fire Department for over 20 years.
Mr. Greer is survived by his wife Pat, of Aledo, one daughter: Teresa Lynn (Brian) Weeks of Springfield, MO; one son: Michael (Caroline) Greer of Tacoma, WA; Tim was a friend of and is additionally survived by three stepchildren: Job (Melissa) Linboom of Morton, IL, Sarah Jackson of Davenport, IA, and Kate Linboom of Aledo; 14 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; and his mother-in-law, Betty Griffith of Aledo. Tim was proud to have helped raise his grandson, Aniki Joachim.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers, 1 sister and 2 sister-in-laws.
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Monday, December 14th, 2015, 10:00am - 10:30am, Fippinger Funeral Home
Monday, December 14th, 2015, 11:00am, Candor Cemetery