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William James Geers, Sr.

September 25, 1935 October 23, 2021
William James Geers, Sr.
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William James Geers, Sr., 86 years of age, entered into rest on October 24, 2021. He was born in Covington, Kentucky to his late parents, John and Elizabeth (neé Wessels) Geers. He is preceded in death by his first wife, Edna Mae “Maisie” Geers. Left to mourn Bill’s passing is his wife, Claire Bacer - Geers; his children, Patricia Phillips (Gary), Pamela Ryan (John), William Geers, Jr. (Tracey), Elizabeth Ziegler (John), Melissa Mairose (Chris), Bernard Geers (Yolanda), and Jennifer Hermann (Joseph). He will also be missed by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Bill will be remembered for his love of family. He had a passion for the outdoors, especially fishing and boating. He was a member of St. Raphael Church in Michigan and former member of St. Paul Church in Florence, Kentucky. Bill was also a Kentucky Colonel. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Friday, October 29, 2021, at St. Paul Catholic Church, 7301 Dixie Hwy, Florence, Kentucky 41042, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Entombment will immediately follow at St. John Cemetery, Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society, 1640 Lyndon Farm Court, Suite 104, Louisville, Kentucky 40223 or the American Heart Association, 240 Whittington Parkway, Louisville, Kentucky 40222. Online condolences and memories may be shared with the family at

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Mass of Christian Burial




10:00 AM 10/29/2021 10:00:00 AM
St. Paul Catholic Church

7301 Dixie Highway
Florence, KY 41042

St. Paul Catholic Church
7301 Dixie Highway Florence 41042 KY
United States

Cemetery Details


St. John Cemetery Final Resting Place

1 Ridge Road
Ft. Mitchell, KY 41017

1 Ridge Road Ft. Mitchell 41017 KY
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Heart Association

240 Whittington Parkway
Louisville, KY 40222

American Cancer Society

1640 Lyndon Farm Court
Suite 104
Louisville, KY 40223

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