William H. Geiger Jr., Naval Reserves vet, industrial arts professor at Millersville, avid outdoorsman

By on May 10, 2017

William H. “Bill” Geiger Jr. of Lititz, passed away Sunday, April 30, 2017.

Born on the 4th of July, he was the son of the late Elizabeth (Irwin) and William H. Greiger, Sr.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years: Mary (Bond); daughters: Lori J. Rainey, wife of Daniel of Crosslanes, W.Va.; and Linda Jo Fleth, wife of Edward, of Malvern; and his son-in-law: Bryan Keath of Lititz; grandchildren: Jessica DeWitt, Joshua DeWitt, Kyle Rainey, Nathan Rainey, Isaac Rainey, Hanna Fleth, Holly Fleth, Austin Fleth, Heather Fleth and Alanna Fleth; one great- grandson: Gabriel DeWitt; and his sister: Laura May Wenger, wife of John, of Colorado Springs, Colo.

He was preceded in death by his daughter: Lisa Sue Keath.

Bill proudly served as a member of the U.S. Naval Reserves until 1962. He then graduated from Millersville University, receiving his bachelor’s degree, and went on to complete his master’s degree from Eastern Kentucky University. He was a professor of industrial arts at Millersville University until his retirement. Bill loved being outdoors and staying active. He enjoyed boating, snowmobiling, hunting, and fishing. He was a former Lions Club member, and also a member of the Grace Brethren Church in Lititz.

Funeral services were held at May 7 at Grace Brethren Church, Lititz. Interment was at Longenecker Cemetery, Lititz.

To send online condolences, visit SnyderFuneralHome.com. Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, Lititz, was entrusted with the arrangements.

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