Thursday, May 3, 2012

Gary "Fuzzie" Greek, 55, of Shell Knob, passed away on Sunday, April 22, 2012, at the Mercy Hospital in Berryville, Ark., after a lengthy illness. He was born on Oct. 10, 1956, son of Robert and Wilma (Thomas) Greek, in Purdy.

He received his education in Barry County. He was a mechanic and worked for many years at A-1 Auto. He was a former member of Masonic Lodge #355 of Shell Knob, Shriners Club of Shell Knob and the Scottish Rite of Joplin. He was a charter member Eagles Lodge #4155.

Survivors include: his mother, Wilma Greek, of Washburn; one daughter, Jeannie Barnett, and her husband, Shane, of Shell Knob; four brothers, Larry Greek, of Cassville, and Jerry Greek, Jim Greek and Charley Greek, all of Washburn; two granddaughters; and one grandson. He was preceded in death by his father.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home, Cassville. A memorial service will be held at a later date.