Jay Kevin Greer

Jay Kevin Greer, age 60 of Collinsville, IL, born in Granite City, IL passed away at 5:50 a.m. on Monday, August 8, 2016 at St. Mary’s Hospital-Clayton, in St. Louis, MO. 

Jay played baseball at McKendree College.  He was the owner/operator of Cheapies Tires in Alton/Granite City/Belleville, and a member of SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Collinsville, IL.  He was formerly of Madison, IL and a previous member at St. Mary’s Church in Madison. 

He was preceded in death by his father, James D. Greer. 

He is survived by his wife, Betty nee Mulnik Greer, whom he married in 1983; his mother, Shirley Greer of Edwardsville, IL; two sons:  Julian and Joshua Greer of Collinsville; four daughters:  Jaden Hodgkins of St. Peters, MO, Janel, Jayme and Jenna Greer all of Collinsville; one grandson, Kosten Greer; a brother, Kerry (Beth) Greer of Edwardsville, IL; numerous nieces and nephews. 

Visitation will be from 10am to 12noon on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 207 Vandalia, Collinsville, IL.

Funeral mass will be at 12noon with Father Paul Bonk, Father John Beveridge and Deacon Jimmy Ghiglione celebrants.  Burial will be in SS Peter & Paul Catholic Cemetery. 

Memorials may be made to SS Peter & Paul Catholic School or in the form of masses and will be received during the visitation.

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