James Hamilton Geer Jr., a descendant of a prominent Westhampton Beach family, died June 23.
Born November 2, 1948, he graduated from St. Paul’s School in Concord, New Hampshire, in 1967 and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1971. He went on to earn a master’s in business administration from the University of Georgia at Athens in 1977 and a law degree from the University of South Carolina at Columbia in 1980.
Mr. Geer is survived by his father, James Hamilton Geer of Florida; and siblings, Penelope Echo Reardanz, Christopher Potter Geer, Michael Danforth Geer and Suzanne Delight Geer.
He was predeceased by his mother, Josephine Sessions Geer of South Carolina; and his grandparents, Col. Joseph White Geer and Katherine Ellis Geer of Westhampton Beach, and Perry Sessions and Emily Sessions of South Carolina.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Petty Funeral Home in Landrum, South Carolina.
Memorial donations may be made to the New Testament Church in Landrum, Gowensville Baptist Church, Landrum First Baptist Church or Landrum United Methodist Church.