Edward Arnold Geer

February 18, 1938 - January 29, 2014

02/18/1938 - 01/29/2014

Geer, Edward A., 75 of Wheeling, WV, died Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at Bellaire Acuity, Ohio.
He was born February 18, 1938 in Wheeling, WV, a son of the late Carl William and Carlotta Bell Birch Geer.
Edward was a retired Carpenter of Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel, member of the Elm Grove Eagles and SOARS, enjoyed woodworking, avid outdoorsman and a U.S. Airforce Veteran.
In addition to his parents, Edward was preceded in death by his Brother, William Carl Geer and sister, Helen Humes.
Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Julia Marie Kunik Geer of Wheeling; four children, Phillip Joyce Geer of Wheeling, Anna Michael Schrebe of Wheeling, Julliette Geer of Wheeling and Andrew Geer of Pittsburgh, PA; sister, Letha Bell Wenzel of Benwood Hill, WV; seven grandchildren, Adam and James Geer of Steubenville, OH, Marcus Ryan Geer of Wheeling, Sean Blake Geer of California, Jayna Simms and Vince Whilt of Benwood, James Geer of Wheeling , Jennifer Justin Cole of Moon Township, PA and Charles A. Kraft Jr.; four great grandchildren, Austin Cole, Anelise Cole, Bradley Kraft and Page Elizabeth Whilt and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received Monday February 3, from 6pm to 9pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Benwood/McMechen Chapel, 214 Marshall Street McMechen, with a Vigil Service being held at 6pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, February 4 at 11am at St. James Catholic Church, McMechen, with Rev. Bekeh Utietiang serving as celebrant. Entombment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.
Online condolences may be expressed at altmeyer.com.

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Mary Kiernan
7 years ago

Adam and James, I am so sorry for your loss. Sending love and prayers your way. May you be comforted.

7 years ago

He will continue to live in my childhood memories. He was loved.

Helena Kraft
7 years ago

May God hold and comfort all of you in your time of sorrow. Praying that you are wrapped in His strength.

Cheryl J Skinner, Patriot Guard
7 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time

May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Edward Arnold Geer, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is done. I thank you for your service and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

Edward Arnold Geer, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †