Bradley L. Greer, 54, of Viola, died Sunday Aug. 12, 2012 at Trinity Medical Center in Rock Island. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Burial is in the Sugar Grove Cemetery. Visitation was from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at Fippingers where a memori- al fund will be established. Online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfu- neralhome.com.
He was born April 22, 1958 in Muscatine, Iowa, to Merle and Wanda King Greer. He attended the Winola schools and married Sheila Kreugler. He later married Christina Reichert.
Brad worked for Mack Trucking in Viola for 10 years. For the past 25 years he was employed at Brandt Construction Company in Milan as a heavy equipment operator.
He enjoyed camping and horseback riding. He received his farrier certification and offered horse shoe- ing and hoof care to area horse owners.
He is survived by two sons, Coty Greer of Viola and Casey Greer of Preemption; his mother, Wanda Greer of Viola; two sisters, Dottie (Derwood) Ruggles of Aledo and Wendy (Bill) Reckers of Alpha; a brother Kevin (Robin) Greer of Viola and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
His father, brother Dwayne and a niece Dana Whiting preceded him in death.