Gary Bryant Greer

June 3, 1946 ~ April 30, 2020 (age 73)


Gary Bryant Greer passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2020 at the age of 73. He was born on June 3, 1946, one of ten children in Greenville, South Carolina to the late Guy Bryant and Ruby Haney Greer. He was a resident of New Orleans, LA (Lakeview) for the past 50 years.

Gary was a devoted husband to his wife of 40 years, Laura-Lynn Greer. He is survived by his daughter Sharon Ann Zahran and a daughter-in-law Danielle Greer and his siblings Larry Greer (Mary), Jerry Greer (Brenda), Guy Randy Greer (Barbara), Sheila, Bilyeu (Gary), and Karen Thompson (David). He is also survived by his sister-in-law Bobbie Greer.

Gary was the proud grandfather of McKenzie Cadence Greer, Jeremy Clay Bridges, Joshua Brendle Greer, Murray Foss Cuthell, and Marcel Blaise Bourcq. He leaves behind a host of nieces and nephews.
Gary was preceded in death by his three sons Gary Brendle Greer, Guy-Michael Ian Greer, and Marcel Therrin Bourcq. He was preceded in death by his siblings Jack Greer, Bill Greer, Anne Greer, and Roger Greer.

Gary was an accomplished meat cutter and was the proud owner and operator of Greer’s Homestyle Meat Market & Deli for 22 years. He specialized in “The Gourmet Butcher Block” and imported wine and cheese located in Lakeview. Gary worked two decades at his beloved Whole Foods, where he earned the honor and title of Meat Specialist.

Due to the recent COVID restrictions, a memorial will be held at a later date.



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