Christian Valley Baptist Church is mourning the death of its longtime pastor Steve Greer, Jr. Pastor Greer lead the church for 23 years. Christian Valley has been in its home on Homan Avenue for 72 years.
Pastor Greer died on April 25, 2023 at the age of 61.
Pastor Greer is survived by his wife, Rev. Karla Greer and his mother Lucinda Greer. The couple have three children: Kristian Greer, Stephanie Greer and Steven Greer. There are two grandsons.
Visitation and services for Pastor Greer were held at the church, 1237 S. Homan Ave., on May 5 and 6. Interment was at Queen of Heaven cemetery in Hillside.
“We at Christian Valley Baptist Church will miss you because you are one of the best pastors on the Westside of town. You will always have a place in our hearts,” wrote one member of the congregation. “Our pastor had a wonderful loving heart. He had that way that when he meets other people that he never forgets anyone’s name.”