Mr. William Preston “Bill” Greer, age 85, of Holland Road, Rome, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at his residence. Mr. Greer was born on October 6, 1932 in Farrell, Alabama, a son of the late William Thermon and Jane Ray Greer. He was a member and Elder of the Rome Church of Christ, was retired from Temple-Inland Corporation, and was an avid beekeeper.

Surviving are his wife, Rita Greer; daughters and their spouses, Wilma & Terry Maynard and Gail & Mike Burnett; sons and their spouses, Preston & Kay Greer and Ashley & Elizabeth Greer; grandchildren, Cathie Maynard & (Wade) Nolan, Will Greer, Magan Greer, Kailen Greer, Dillon Greer, Kellie Martin, Tania Villagomez, Kim Villagomez; great-grandchildren, Eli, Ansley, & Ian Nolan, Michael Martin; sisters and their husbands, Mary & Bo Bohannon and Nancy & Ralph Mann; several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 8, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. from the J.D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Minister Steve Rogers officiating; interment in Lyerly Cemetery. The Family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.