March 25, 1931 – July 1, 2020
William Earl Wellington Greer passed away on July 1, 2020 at Cascade Hospice, Chilliwack.
He is lovingly remembered by his wife of 37 years Delphine, brother Doug (Lolly), daughter Earla Ann, son Michael (Lena), step-children Laurel Alves (Jim), Don (Kathy), Patrick and Dennis Allenby. Grandchildren Erin (Dave), Kaine, Maia (Carter), step-grandchildren, Scott (Kaitlynn), Tyson and Dustin Allenby, Brandon and Spencer Alves and 13 great-grandchildren.
Predeceased by his parents Wilfred and Ann, first wife Eileen (1976), brother Don and great grandson Kaiden.
Earl was born March 25, 1931 in Ansonville, Ontario. Over the years he worked on the railway, sold insurance, was a fire fighter and finally fire chief at CFB Chilliwack. Earl loved fishing, hunting, curling, golfing and traveling.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, July 29 at 2 pm in the Chilliwack Little Mountain Cemetery. In lieu of flowers a donation may be made to the Chilliwack Hospice Society or the Fire Fighters Burn Fund.
Earl always had a ready smile for everyone he met, quick with a handshake or a hug. He will be greatly missed and fondly remembered.
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