James R. Greer – Smithfield

James R. Greer – Smithfield

James R. Greer, 85, of Village Drive, Smithfield, died Jan. 1, 2017, after a long illness. He leaves behind his wife of 57 years, Eleanor (Manning) Greer.

Born in Providence, he was a son of John and Louise Greer. He worked an auto reconditioner. In his free time, James loved to fish and watch television, as well as socialize and use the computer.

Besides his wife, he is survived by three children, Patricia Manning of Cranston, Eleanor Leonard of Cumberland, and Richard Leonard and his wife, Mary of West Kingston, as well as 10 grandchildren, six great grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren. He is predeceased by his son, Edward Leonard.

Funeral services will be private. Interment with Military Honors was at the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter. For messages of condolence please visit andersonwinfield.net