Edward Michael Geyer, age 62, of Somerset passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Edward was born on March 1, 1955.
He was a graduate of Somerset High School. Edward earned his Bachelors of Science in Agriculture from Tarleton State University, Stephenville in 1977. Edward and Jeanette met in Stephenville, Texas and married in July 1979. Edward started his career in teaching at Cal Farleys Boys Ranch near Amarillo. Edward and his wife moved south in 1981. Edward took a job working at Poteet ISD, left for a few years to Lytle ISD and returned to Poteet ISD to finish his teaching career.
Edward and Jeanette raised twin boys and watched them become successful people. Ed was a dedicated, compassionate person noteworthy of having an innate ability to inspire young minds through vocational and leadership lessons. He was known to be straight forward and honest, the embodiment of moral character and ethical principles; a father to many, but the best dad two sons could ever imagine; a faithful, loving and spirited husband, who never lost focus on the most important aspects in his life.
He is preceded in death by his parents Edward and Angeline Geyer. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Jeanette; children, Levi J. and his wife Jackie, Zachery J. and his wife Kate M.; Grandchildren: Timothy, Ava, James, Zoelie and one soon to be born; and his sister and brother, Debra M. Jenke, and James D. Geyer and wife Susan. Funeral services were held on Thursday, May 11, 2017 presided by Father Alex Pereida at St. Marys Catholic Church with the interment at St. Marys Catholic Cemetery in Somerset.
The family would like to express their appreciation for the wonderful support, generosity, kind words and comfort given during this difficult time. If desired, in lieu of flowers or gifts, friends may make contributions to our Lady of Grace Catholic School, 626 Market Street in Pleasanton or the Edward Geyer Scholarship Fund hosted by the Poteet Rotary Club. Inquiries can be made with Our Lady of Grace Catholic School at 830-569-8073, or Rotary Club Officer, Dr. Mixon, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Condolences may be sent to the family at 1265 Patton Road, Somerset, TX 78069. Hurley Funeral Home 14822 Main Street, Lytle, Texas 78052 (830) 709-0698.