Larry D. Geer, 71, of Union City, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, at UPMC Hamot.
He was born on Feb. 9, 1950, in Bloomfield Township, Crawford County, a son of Orville T. Geer and Lorraine P. Blakeslee Geer.
He married Linda D. Southwick on Feb. 15, 1969. She preceded him in death.
He was a 1968 graduate of Union City High School and was employed with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation as a heavy equipment operator for over 35 years until his retirement. Following retirement he was employed with the Amity Township roads department.
Larry was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Union City and later attended Riceville United Methodist Church.
He was a member of Union City Country Club and enjoyed playing in a golf league there as well as at North Hills. Larry was an avid golfer, and he made custom golf clubs with his friend, Dick Haskins. In his free time he also enjoyed hunting, riding his motorcycle, helping others, volunteering at the food bank, mission trips with his church, garage sales and antiquing.
Larry is survived by his companion, Connie M. Miller of Union City; a daughter, Christy L. Esh and her husband Donald of Spartansburg; a son, Nathan C. Geer of Union City; grandchildren, Jared and Caleb Colvin and Kathryn and Gabriel Esh; five great grandchildren; a brother, Arden L. Geer and his wife Gail of Trenton, New Jersey; a sister in law; Brenda Seitz of Columbus, Ohio; Connie's children and family, who he thought of as his own; Tami Fosburg and her husband Eric of Centerville, Brian Miller of Philadelphia; Brenda Withers and her husband Chris of Mill Village, and Emily Kamholz of Union City; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, Linda, he was preceded in death by his parents.
Family and friends are welcome to attend visitation on Thursday, Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Riceville United Methodist Church, 37748 State Hwy 77, Centerville. A memorial service will follow at 1 p.m. with Robert E. Esh officiating.
Burial will follow in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, where Larry had served on the board for many years.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to Warren-Glenn Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 62 S. Main St., Union City, Pennsylvania 16438.
Please take a moment to share a memory or condolence with the family on Larry's Book of Memories online at www.WarrenGlennFH.com.