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In Memory Of Our
Deceased Members
Thomas "Tug" U. Greer
Full Name
Thomas "Tug" Upton Greer
Date of Death
2 / 21 / 2014
Highest Rank
Major General
Veteran of...
  • Vietnam War - Battle for Cu Chi
  • Vietnam War
Major General Thomas Upton "Tug" Greer, U.S. Army, Ret. MILLEDGEVILLE, GA - Major General Thomas Upton "Tug" Greer, US Army, Ret., age 86, died at home in Milledgeville, GA, on Friday, February 21, 2014. Tug was born in Colon, Panama on February 2, 1928. He was a 1950 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and a US Army Veteran, retired as a highly decorated Infantry Officer after 31 years of service. In 1981, he moved to Kiawah Island, SC, where he was one of the founders of the Kiawah Island Property Owners Group. Tug has been actively involved in the Milledgeville community since 2000, when he married Judith Lacksen. He was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church choir and past president of the Milledgeville Kiwanis Club, as well as the Old Capitol MOAA. Tug spoke frequently to community groups about foreign policy and defense issues. He enjoyed his grandchildren, golf and serving as a Grandfather Reader in the public schools. He is survived by his wife Judith "Flo" Greer of Milledgeville; daughters, Kathleen (Billy) Windham of Tobaccoville, NC and Margaret (John) Mann of Matthews, NC; son, Timothy M. Greer of Columbia, SC; grandchildren, Matthew (Nikki) Windham of Raleigh, NC, Jennifer (Jon) Hooks of Cary, NC, Allison Jaslow of Washington, DC, Lauren Jaslow of New York City, NY and Caitlin Jaslow of Arlington, VA. Two sisters also survive, Gene Plante of Providence, RI and Rebecca Greer of Chatham, NY. He was preceded in death by his parents, Brigadier General Frank Upton Greer and May Mann Greer; a son, Thomas Upton Greer, Jr.; wife, Patty Greer; and brothers, Colonel Charles Francis Greer and Frank Upton Greer III. A funeral mass will be held Friday, February 28, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church and a memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. at the Milledgeville First United Methodist Church.