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This page houses archived known Memorial | Committal | Funeral Announcements for 2020. All are greyed out with the most recent listed first. Select year of the service 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017.  Additionaly, known classmate's deceased spouse list.  Current Planned services are at Current Services.

Memorial / Committal /Funeral Information - Year 2020
Date Posted | Source Classmate or spouse
Timothy Woodbury USNA-AA Memorials

Gary Q. GEIST, 83, of Southern Pines passed on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at the FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst. Capt. Geist was born July 26, 1936 in Rochester, Pennsylvania and served on several ships during his Naval career. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Brenda Joyce (Styers) Geist. Two daughters, Stacey Whittington (Leslie) and Darcey Peakall (Myron) of Maine; a son, Curtis Geist (Joey) of Iowa; two step-sons, James T. Babbitt and Samuel G. Babbitt (DeNae) of Virginia;a sister, Christine Thomson of England; Three granddaughters, Shannon Price (DJ), Chloe Talley (Caleb), and Alejandra Babbitt. Four grandsons, Corey Glick, Graham Geist, Jack Geist and Isaac Babbitt. Two great-granddaughters, Rhyan and Eden Price. Serives at the U.S. Naval Academy Columbariumin Annapolis, MD on Monday, March 16, 2020 at 1030 at the Main Chapel, followed by committal in the Columbarium. A receopiton is planned for the Naval Academy Club.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Capt. Geist name to the Blessing Bag Ministry at Southern Pines United Methodist Church, 175 Midland Road, Southern Pines, NC 28387; United States Naval Academy Alumni Association and Foundation Class of 1959,291 Wood Road, Beach Hall, Annapolis, MD 21402; First Health Hospice and Palliative Care, P.O. Box 5889, Pinehurst, NC 28374-5889; First Health Foundation, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374.

Reference Gary's obituary.

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