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Hot rods help father keep son’s memory alive
Harold Geer stands beside the 1968 Dodge Charger that belonged to Geer’s son, George Geer, who died in Iraq in 2005. Harold Geer plans to display the Charger at the first George Geer Memorial Car Show, scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 13, at Centennial Park in Cortez.
Harold Geer shows the 1967 Plymouth Barracuda that Geer’s son, George, an avid hot rod and muscle car fan, used to race on drag strips. Harold Geer helps keep the memories of his son, who died in Iraq, alive by maintaining the Barracuda and George’s other car, a 1968 Dodge Charger.
George Geer is shown in his military uniform. Geer received the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal and Infantryman’s Badge for his service, and he was promoted from private first class to specialist for his ultimate sacrifice after he died in the line of duty in Iraq.
Harold Geer begins his prize-winning burnout during a burnout held in honor of his son, George Geer, at the City Market parking lot in May 2006. Harold Geer was driving his son’s 1967 Plymouth Barracuda. Army Spc. George Geer was killed in Iraq on Jan. 17, 2005.

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Harold Geer stands beside the 1968 Dodge Charger that belonged to Geer’s son, George Geer, who died in Iraq in 2005. Harold Geer plans to display the Charger at the first George Geer Memorial Car Show, scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 13, at Centennial Park in Cortez.
Harold Geer shows the 1967 Plymouth Barracuda that Geer’s son, George, an avid hot rod and muscle car fan, used to race on drag strips. Harold Geer helps keep the memories of his son, who died in Iraq, alive by maintaining the Barracuda and George’s other car, a 1968 Dodge Charger.
George Geer is shown in his military uniform. Geer received the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal and Infantryman’s Badge for his service, and he was promoted from private first class to specialist for his ultimate sacrifice after he died in the line of duty in Iraq.
Harold Geer begins his prize-winning burnout during a burnout held in honor of his son, George Geer, at the City Market parking lot in May 2006. Harold Geer was driving his son’s 1967 Plymouth Barracuda. Army Spc. George Geer was killed in Iraq on Jan. 17, 2005.
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