David Grier Sherer, 92, husband of the late Mary Willis Sherer, died Saturday, September 18, 2021.
Born in Columbia, SC, he was the son of the late Dr. Palmer Grier and Iva LaRou Sherer.
David was a 1948 graduate of Dreher High School in Columbia, SC. He graduated from Clemson College in 1952 with a B.S. in Architecture and in 1954 with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. He was a quiet, humble man who served his family, church, and community. Mr. Sherer was a member of Buncombe Street United Methodist Church, Greenville, SC. He had a warm smile and made everyone he met feel valued and important. He was a devoted father, Papa, great-grandfather, uncle, son, and cousin. A dear family friend said it best, he was a “Prince of a Fellow”!
Surviving are his daughters, Iva Boerma (Richard) and Margaret Jones (Wendell); grandchildren, Dr. David Boerma (Jessica), Caroline Toniolo (Steve), 1st Lt. Ben Boerma (Grace), Palmer Jones, 2nd Lt. William Jones; great-grandchildren, Grier and Tripp Toniolo; brother, Jack Sherer (Beth); sister-in-law, Betty Sherer; nieces and nephew.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Knox Sherer and by his nephew, Scott Sherer.
A private graveside service will be held at Sharon ARP Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sharon ARP Church 3915 York St. Sharon, SC 29742.