Obituary of Richard Greever
Richard Dale Greever was born on January 11, 1977, in Red Oak, IA to Steve and Alice “Elaine” Greever. He was baptized and a member of the Center Ridge Presbyterian Church. He attended Red Oak Schools and was a member of the class of 1995. He enjoyed 4-H, FFA, and Boy Scouts growing up. He spent many summers mowing cemeteries with his dad and brothers, and walking beans.
Richie worked as a mechanic for many years. You would often find him in the garage with grease all over and a tool in his hand. He was a natural at fixing anything and a “wheeler-dealer”; he could fix up and sell anything.
Richie enjoyed RV camping and spending time with family and friends. He enjoyed camping with his daughter and brothers at the Iowa State Fair and area parks. The annual Iowa State Fair camping is a long time Greever family tradition. He also enjoyed attending the Old Threshers Reunion in Mount Pleasant, IA. His favorite holiday was Christmas and often put on a tremendous light display like his dad.
He enjoyed spending time with his daughter Zoe taking her shopping, camping, to concerts, attending her ballgames at the Clarinda Lutheran School, going to Washington, D.C. with her, and several Branson trips with his parents.
Richie loved his dog Pennie and wouldn’t be anywhere without her. He enjoyed spending time with his significant other; Jamie and her children. They liked to camp, have late night bon fires, he enjoyed teaching Zach how to work on things, and cooking with Destiny. Richie enjoyed cooking and was an excellent cook like his mother. Richie recently was attending the Reconnect Christian Church in Glenwood, IA and accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and savior.
Richie currently lived in Malvern, IA and formerly lived in the Red Oak and Essex, IA areas.
He is preceded in death by his parents Steve and Alice “Elaine” Greever, his brother Rob Greever, grandparents Merlin and Effa Anderson, Glen and Patty Jo Greever, uncle Chuck Greever, uncle Larry Pettis, and cousins Shane Greever, Nicole, and Jared Jipsen.
He is survived by his daughter Zoe Greever of Shenandoah, IA, significant other Jamie Hardman and her children Zach Biggerstaff and Destiny Schomburg of Malvern, IA, his brother Reggie Greever and wife Candace of Stewartsville, MO, his sister Renee Davison and husband Chad of Braddyville, IA, sister-in-law Janice Greever of Winterset, IA, his nephews Bradley and Brentley Davison and his niece Brooklyn Davison, aunts and uncles Martha (Dennis) Lantz, Red Oak, IA, Mark (Deb) Anderson, Mountain Home, AR, Ella Pettis, Springfield, NE, Paul Anderson, Red Oak, IA, Amy Jipsen, Springfield, NE, Linda (Mike) Askey, Red Oak, IA, Mike (Sue) Greever, Villisca, IA, Phillip (Barb) Greever, College Springs, IA, Sherry (Larry) Powers, Clarinda, IA, and Sue Greever, Searsport, ME. He is also survived by many other cousins, friends, and relatives.
Richie passed away unexpectedly Thursday, December 16th at the Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs, IA after a 10-day battle with the covid virus.