John Henry Geiger IV, age 36, died Friday, July 19th at home in Harris County, TX.
John was packed for a trip to Las Vegas when he became ill and was diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer, which he had fought an unsuccessful six-year campaign against. He was aided in his campaign by physicians at MD Anderson and received follow-up care from the Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center General Surgery department.
John was born September 13, 1982 in Temple, TX to John and Cheryl (Lewallen) Geiger.
John attended schools in Temple, San Antonio and graduated from Cy-Falls High School. He attended the University of Texas at Dallas for 1 ½ years.
John traveled to China twice, several times to the Philippines and to Vietnam. His last overseas trip was to the UK with his best friend Chad Hart. He helped to setup computer businesses in the Philippines and Vietnam and was the go-to person for a number of people when they needed help. He traveled domestically to California, Nevada, Louisiana, Utah and Florida.
He was preceded in death by his grandfathers; Vernon Dale Lewallen and John H. Geiger Jr. and one uncle; Randy Geiger.
He is survived by his parents, sister; Betty Geiger, brother; Michael Geiger, nephew: Logan, Grandmothers; Betty Lewallen and Carol Geiger-Sheehy and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Visitation is Saturday, July 27 at 9 a.m. one hour prior to the service at the Cypress-Fairbanks Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Carmen Nelson Bostick Cemetery, Tomball, TX.
The family would like to express their appreciation to the physicians and staff that provided treatment to John at MD Anderson, the Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center General Surgery department, St. Luke’s Hospital and the Hospice staff.
The Cypress-Fairbanks Funeral Home is handling arrangements.