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Dr. James Joshua "Josh" Magee Greer

June 6, 1980 — August 10, 2023

Dr. James Joshua "Josh" Magee Greer

Dr. James Joshua Magee Greer, a native of DeSoto Parish, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Baton Rouge, LA on August 8, 2023.  Dr. Greer was born on June 6, 1980, and he grew up in Pelican, LA. Josh was a graduate of Mansfield High School and Centenary College.  He earned a master’s degree from LSU Applied Health and graduated from LSU Medical School in Shreveport.  He had worked as an emergency room physician at both Our Lady of the Lake Hospital and Baton Rouge General Hospital.

There will be a visitation time on Friday evening, August 25, from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Roseneath Funeral Home in Mansfield, LA.  The funeral service for Dr. Greer will be on Saturday, August 26 at 10:00 AM at the funeral home. The burial service will be at the Pelican Cemetery.  A reception for family and friends at the Mansfield Female College Museum, 101 Monroe St. in Mansfield will follow the graveside service.

Josh was preceded in death by his sister, Jennifer Elizabeth Greer; infant brother Randall Franklin Greer; his grandparents Franklin and Beth Magee, and James and Eleanor Greer. He is survived by his parents, Jan and Randy Greer of Pelican, LA; his children, James and Vivienne Greer of Baton Rouge, LA; Jamie Hatcher, the mother of his children; and many cousins and friends.  

The family requests that any donations in memory of Josh be given to DeSoto Parish Animal Services, 404 Liberty Lane, Grand Cane, LA 71032; Logansport Methodist Church (Building is Believing Fund), PO box 177, Logansport LA 71049; Pelican Methodist Church, Pelican, LA 71063; or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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Past Services

Visitation

Friday, August 25, 2023

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Rose Neath Funeral Homes - Mansfield

943 Polk St., Mansfield, LA 71052

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Funeral Service

Saturday, August 26, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Rose Neath Funeral Homes - Mansfield

943 Polk St., Mansfield, LA 71052

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Interment

Saturday, August 26, 2023

12:15 - 1:15 pm (Central time)

Pelican Cemetery

, Pelican, LA 71063

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