Charles Ernie Greer, 88, of Roanoke, passed away Saturday, December 11, 2021. He was retired from the Roanoke County Sheriff’s Department after 30 plus years of service. Charlie played music with the Roanoke Valley Ramblers for 25 years. He was predeceased by his parents, Thomas and Nannie Greer; son, Steven Greer; daughter, Kathy Greer; sister, Gloria Thompson, and brother, William P. Greer.
Surviving family includes his wife, Alice Marie Greer; grandchildren, Jason (Ashley) Greer; step-grandchildren, Nikki (Greg) Mayberry and Maggie (Josh) Blankenship; great-grandchildren, Angel Jackson, Sebastian Greer, and Spencer and Kinsley Trivett; daughter-in-law, Patsy Greer, and sisters, Betty Figgatt, Marlene Garman, and Margaret (Larry) Garman.
A funeral service will be held at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at the Lotz Funeral Home Chapel in Vinton with Rev. John Rinehart officiating. Interment will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM until 12:00 Noon prior to the service. Online condolences and a live webcast may be found at www.lotzfuneralhomevinton.com
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