Surviving is his wife of 40 years, Margaret Strain Grier; sons and daughters-in-law, Matthew Neil Grier, and his wife Cheyenne, Steven Lamar Grier, and his wife Courtney; grandchildren, Skylar Grier and Matthew Grier; brothers and sisters, Billy Grier, Ellis Grier, and wife Blanche, Rudean McClure, and husband Emmett, Jimmy Grier, Sue Maynard, and husband Ronnie; several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday afternoon, Dec. 31, at 2 p.m. in the Owen Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Wayne Grier and Rev. Calvin Brown officiating. Interment will follow in the Emerson Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Friday evening from 4 to 8 p.m. at Owen Funeral Home.
Please visit www.owenfunerals.com to sign the online register book and post tributes.
Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Dr. SE, Cartersville, has charge of the funeral arrangements.