Lewis R. Greer, 54, of Farmington, IA, passed away at his home early Wednesday morning, March 18, 2020, surrounded by family and loved ones.
Lewis was born May 10, 1965 in Keokuk, IA, to Ronald D. Fox and Sandy Mortimer. He was raised by George Ellis. Lewis was united in marriage to Belinda Moor in 1984 in Keokuk. She survives.
Lewis worked a variety of jobs throughout his life. He started as a tow boat deck hand, later worked at Steel Castings in Keokuk and then ending up at as a mechanic for a gold mine in Arizona. Lewis moved to the Farmington area approximately 2 years ago. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping. Lewis really enjoyed anything that could allow him to be outdoors. He enjoyed going to the race track and especially loved sitting around bonfires at night with family and friends. To say that Lewis was a great man would be a true understatement. He was an amazing son, father, grandfather, and husband and was willing to help anyone who needed it.
He will be greatly missed by his son; James Moore of Farmington, IA, daughter; Brooke Greer of Kahoka, MO, step-daughter; Sarah Gould of Montrose, IA, a grandson whom he helped raise; Jaedyn Greer, and 11 other grandchildren; Sierra, Louis, Tyler, Madison, Damon, Logan, Xander, Caleb, Braydon, Adam and Payton, two sisters; Sunde Nelson of Keokuk, Quianna Ellis of Mt. Pleasant, IA, and brother; Marten Greer of O'Fallon, MO, a half-brothers; Ron, Jr., Scott, and Owen Fox, and half-sisters; Misty and Michelle Fox, along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Lewis was preceded in death by his step-father; Thomas Greer, a brother, maternal grandparent, and a step-daughter; Nikki.
Due to the current situation concerning COVID-19, the family has decided that Lewis would best be honored and remembered by having a barbecue and bonfire at a later date.
Memorials may be made to Jaedyn's educational fund.
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