John R. Greaves (II) 54 years of age, of Mansfield, Texas unexpectedly passed away October 29, 2019 in Houston, Texas.
John was born to John Greaves and Sherlyn McBride in Miami, Oklahoma at the Baptist Hospital on July 22nd, 1965.
Survivors of John are two sons John R. Greaves (III) of Mansfield Texas. and Austin S. Greaves, attending Oklahoma State University a sister Melissa Beam and husband Rob Beam of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, John’s parents, John and Sherlyn Greaves of Grand Lake, Oklahoma.
John lived in the Miami area only for a short time at birth before moving to Tulsa, but returned often to see his grandparents R.L. and Hazel Greaves and Max and Helen McBride and his many other aunts, uncles and cousins.
John attended and graduated from Tulsa East Central High School, Tulsa Community College and Oklahoma State University. He graduated with a B. S. in Management Science/Computer Systems. John was recognized by the Golden Key International Honor Society. He attended the University of Tulsa MBA-Finance.
John’s work experience was extensive, he began his career In Tulsa, Oklahoma and then to Dallas, Texas from there John relocated to South Bend, Indiana where he was trained in the Enterprise Resource Planner (SAP system) while at NIBCO. After twelve years he relocated to Springfield, Missouri with Dairy Farmers of America and then to Basic Energy Inc. in Ft. Worth, Texas and finally to Vallourec, in Houston, Texas.
John’s vocation was in computer science but his avocation was Harley-Davidson motorcycles and hanging with friends and his brothers on road trips. John had to work in an office but after work he put on his bandanna and jeans and met-up with his friends until the next time and did it again and again. This is what made John the happiest, he repeatedly said, he had no regrets.
Services to be determined;
Contact Info. John Greaves Sr. or Sherlyn Greaves 918-260-4167 or 918-435-4330 Eucha, OK. 74342