GREER, James 'Jim' Aug 1, 1934 – Mar 28, 2021

James “Jim” Alvin Greer, 86, of Kokomo, went to be with the Lord on Palm Sunday, March 28, 2021, at home.
He was born to the late William and Emma (Tanner) Greer in Kokomo on Aug. 1, 1934. He married Marilyn June Bennett on March 31, 1956. They were married for 62 years before Marilyn passed in 2018.
Jim graduated from Kokomo High School with the class of 1952. He worked at Delco for 40 years and retired in the security department.
Jim coached basketball for Second Baptist Church for many years. He was the activity coordinator and coach for the Carver Community Center. Jim was a longtime member of Grace Community Foursquare Church, serving on several committees.
He loved to fish with his friends and watch basketball, golf and football. He loved to do the crosswords and word searches in the daily paper and his many books. He enjoyed spending time with his family and playing with the grandkids and great-grandkids.
Surviving are Jim’s children, Cynthia Smith (Darnell), Perry Greer, of Florida, and Lori Sims (Anthony), of California; brother, Ralph Greer; grandchildren, Alisha Whitfield (Tymon), Darrin Smith (Leticia), Ashleigh Sims, Jasmine Greer and Andreya Sims; five great-grandchildren, Zion Smith, Symeon Whitfield, Ava Whitfield, Gabriel Smith and Denim Bonner; and several extended family members and friends.
Preceding him in death were siblings William, Paul, Rosemary, Jeanette, Barbara, Peggy, Shirley, Howard, Charles, Myrle and John.
Funeral services for Jim will be at Grace Community Foursquare Church, 2020 S. Goyer Road in Kokomo, at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 6, 2021, with Pastor Mike Rush officiating. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Ellers Mortuary & Cremation Center is handling the arrangements.

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