Gary Lee Greear was born in Urbana, Illinois, on January 5, 1957.
He was the son of Lee Greear and Doris Buennemeyer-Greear. He is preceded in death by his two parents and his brother, Stanley Greear. He leaves behind four sisters, Elaine (Barb) Huxhold of Urbana, Illinois; Beverly Stover of Hiram, Georgia; Diane King of Urbana, Illinois; and Teresa Reynolds of Ogden, Illinois.
He leaves a daughter, Dana Greear-Lovell, married to Jodie Lovell of Decatur, Georgia, and a son, Shaun Greear, who is married to Keri Greear, and their daughter (Granddaughter of Gary) Kendall of Champaign, Illinois.
Gary married Carol Deremiah on September 24th, 1977, in Champaign, Illinois. Carol remains living in Cartersville, GA, at this time.
Gary was a Union 363 Painter from 1978-2001. He was employed by Buckert Painting and Decorating of Urbana.
Gary lived in Georgia from 2001-2020. He was employed at CPC for approximately 15 years.
He passed away on Friday, November 13th, 2020, at his home.