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Andrew Eugene Geer, Jr.

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“Cordes, Gene, and Gordon.... I'm very sorry to hear about the passing of your father. I hope y'all are doing OK. God bless and hope to see you all...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Kip Nettles - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Andrew & Family,Allison and I were very saddened to hear about the passing of your father. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Jordan Moore

“Cordes and family - Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Dan and Becky Beaman ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“Cordes and family,I am sorry to hear about your father. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May the peace of the lord be with you during this...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Riddell Perry - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Dear Cordes, Gene, and Gordon, I am so sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed catching up with your father when I saw him. He was a good friend to...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Arlington Johnson III - Charlotte, NC

“Cordes, Gene and Gordan: You are in my thoughts and prayers. So sorry for your loss. ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Sally Wilson Jones - Boulder, CO

“You have my deepest sympathy during this time of sorrow. ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Wallace Fender - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Thoughts and prayers are with the Geer family. Many memories of Meeting Street and East Battery. Clare Cochran ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Clare and Diane Cochran - SC

“Cordes, Gordon and Gene,We send our heartfelt sympathy to you. So many wonderful memories flood my mind from early childhood years living next to...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“To all familySorry for your lossGene and I always enjoyed talkingWill miss himJim Rike ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Jim Rike - W Palm Beach, FL

“The Geer Family:Upon reading the obituaries this morning, I was so saddened to learn of the passing of your dear father. While I never had the honor...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: R.Allen Young - Mount Pleasant, SC

“To all the Family,Tony and I are so sorry for the loss of Gene. We first met Gene in 2002 when we came down to Charleston from Virginia for Vacation....Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Tony & Georgia Meadows - VA

“Dr. Geer. I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Rebecca Robinson - Daniel island, SC


Andrew Eugene Geer, Jr., died peacefully Friday evening, April 6, 2018. His Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in St. Philip's Church, 142 Church Street at 11:00a.m. Interment will follow in St. Philip's Churchyard. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at 31 East Battery, from
4:30p.m. to 7:00p.m. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC. DOWNTOWN CHAPEL.

Gene was born March 21, 1930 in Charleston, South Carolina, son of Andrew Eugene Geer, Sr. and Winifred Williams Geer. He attended Epicopal High School in Alexandria, VA, then matriculated to Davidson College where he received a degree in Business Administration. He then received a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He served as a First Lieutenant in the Army during the Korean War.

He returned to Charleston, SC after his education and service to work with his father and cousins at The Geer Drug Company. Shortly thereafter, he met and married Betty Sovacool Small of Columbia, SC in July of 1958. They had been married for 56 years when she passed away in 2014. He is survived by his children; Cordes Geer Simpson (Jim), of Wadmalaw Island, SC, Andrew Eugene Geer III, M.D. (Susan), and William Gordon Geer (Bonnie), all of Charleston, SC, sister, Mary Goode DiRaddo, of Charleston, SC, grandchildren; Caroline Simpson, Porter Geer, and Gordon Geer, Jr., all of Charleston, SC, and numerous nieces, nephews, and Godchildren.

"Gene" was a loyal friend. He loved animals; especially his Boykin Spaniel, Baron, and his rescue cat, Gracie. He was a faithful servant to his community as a lifelong member of St. Philip's Church and a former Commissioner of Public Works. He served on numerous committees and boards. He was a former president of the local Kiwanis club. He was a member of the St. Cecelia Society, The SC Society, the St. George's Society, the Society of Colonial Wars and was a former Commodore of the Carolina Yacht Club. He will be missed.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite animal rescue and care charity.

A memorial message may be sent to the family by visiting our website at www.jhenrystuhr.com.