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ARTHUR  EUGENE "GENE"  GRIER, JR

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“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
1 of 30 | Posted by: Wanda Payne - Friend

“In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. ”
2 of 30 | Posted by: SHIRLEY TORRENCE - Friend

“A lifelong friend and role model. Gene help me discover football that changed my life. Gene was always there to help with no expectations. He was a...Read More »
3 of 30 | Posted by: Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick - Family

“Condolences and prayers to the family. Thank you Mr. Grier for your loyal and faithful service to the Charlotte community and surrounding areas....Read More »
4 of 30 | Posted by: Bobby-Deborah Dozier - Charlotte, NC

“Condolences from the Kirkpatrick family. He will be sorely missed! God's continuous blessings! ”
5 of 30 | Posted by: Beverly Kirkpatrick - Charlotte, NC

“My condolences and prayers are with your family Gene will truly be missed RIHP ”
6 of 30 | Posted by: Janet Johnson - Friend

“Our condolences to Artie and Allen on the loss of your Dad, Gene. May he rest in peace. We love you all. ”
7 of 30 | Posted by: Mac Sr., Jackie, Mac II & Jaclyn Perry

“My condolences to the Grier family Gene was a great man of god! Show a lot of love to everyone ”
8 of 30 | Posted by: Diane S Faulk - Friend

“My condolence to the Grier family in the loss of a great giant of a person. Gene as he was known was of of Charlotte finest and a person who spread...Read More »
9 of 30 | Posted by: Rev. Ardelia Huntley-Wilson

“YOU WILL BE GREATLY MISSED! ”
10 of 30 | Posted by: Alphonzo White - Friend

“I will never forget all of the support and kindness that he rendered to my family during our times of bereavement. May God give him eternal rest and...Read More »
11 of 30 | Posted by: Vonda Misenheimer - Friend

“Blessings upon the family.Gene was a very nice person.I knew him in school and his his family were neighbors in first ward for awhile.He will be...Read More »
12 of 30 | Posted by: Fannie Watermann - Charlotte, NC

“My Heart Felt Condolences to the entire Grier Family. Gene was a outstanding Brother that made his friends feel special and I am delighted to have...Read More »
13 of 30 | Posted by: Charlie Hopkins - Murrells Inlet, SC

“To the Grier Family,I wanted to say Gene Grier was like a Uncle to my family. We have known him since our grandfather William "Snook" Price worked at...Read More »
14 of 30 | Posted by: The Price and Singleton Family

“To the family, I'm so very sorry for your loss. Gene was an icon in the funeral service profession, and he will be truly missed. ”
15 of 30 | Posted by: Cynthia Richmond - Charlotte, NC

“Mr Gene you will always be in our hearts the pig feet man we know that God love you like you loved those pig feet sleep on take your rest we love you...Read More »
16 of 30 | Posted by: Leon Smith - Friend

“Sincere Condolences, ”
17 of 30 | Posted by: The Hazeline Grier Kirkpatrick Family

“Along with my Great-Great Grandfather John Alver Grier, A.E. Grier formed Grier Funeral Service in 1930. Whilst I sat at the knee of my Great...Read More »
18 of 30 | Posted by: Edward G. Mathis

“You stand in my life as a giant oak tree in the forest. I'll always love you Gene. Rev. C.E. Overstreet Former Pastor of the United House of Prayer...Read More »
19 of 30 | Posted by: Rev. C. Eugene Overstreet

“Our sincere condolences to The Grier Family, Staff & Friends.“A Man Among Men”Rest In Paradise Gene We”ll See You On The Other...Read More »
20 of 30 | Posted by: Barbara A. Ratliff - Friend

“My deepest sympathy to the Grier Family. Gene was one of my Mom’s god sons. She loved doing his shirts and bagging them like they came from the...Read More »
21 of 30 | Posted by: Ms. Terry Funderburk Blackwell

“To the Family of Gene Grier: Sorry for your Loss. West Charlotte and Second Ward were the only Black Schools in the city of Charlotte from 1923 to...Read More »
22 of 30 | Posted by: John W. Love, Sr - Friend

“Our deepest sympathy to the Grier family. Mr. Grier was a person who meant so much to so many. He was a trailblazer as a black businessman and set an...Read More »
23 of 30 | Posted by: Dave & Fran Cook - Friend

“Artie, Allen & the entire Grier family, You have my Deepest Sympathies for your loss! Gloria Taylor-Campbell & Manuel Campbell!! Much ”
24 of 30 | Posted by: Gloria Taylor - Friend

“Gene was a awesome person. He will definitely be missed. Rest easy my friend♥♥♥ ”
25 of 30 | Posted by: Shannon Kirkpatrick - Friend

“Gene was a awesome person. He will definitely be missed. Rest easy my friend♥♥♥ ”
26 of 30 | Posted by: Shannon Kirkpatrick - Friend

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
27 of 30 | Posted by: David & Carol Hughes - Friend

“In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. Gene was truly a great guy and a man of the people.See you on the other...Read More »
28 of 30 | Posted by: T.Michael Todd - Friend

“I'm forever grateful for the love& respect that I received from , Gene , when my Mother passed away, Dec 1 1986...Rest In GOD"S PEACE!!! ”
29 of 30 | Posted by: Shela Ingram - Friend

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. R.I.P ”
30 of 30 | Posted by: Terry Harris - Acquaintance


ARTHUR EUGENE "GENE" GRIER JR of Charlotte, NC died September 22, 2020 at the age of 77. A third generation funeral director, he established the A. E. Grier & Sons Funeral and Cremation, LLC alongside sons, Arthur E. Grier, II and Allen E. Grier. He continued to own and operate it until his retirement. A 1969 graduate of the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, he was vice president of the Fu-neral Directors and Morticians Association of North Car-olina and was past president of the Western District of Funeral Directors Association as well as past district president.