WEAR, Everett D., 85, of Wheeling, died Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at Heartland Lansing Nursing Home.
He was born October 20, 1927 in Washington, PA, a son of the late Roy and Venie Tirney Wear.
Everett was retired from Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel, Martins Ferry Plant, was a member of the American Legion-Martins Ferry and was an Army veteran.
In addition to his parents, Everett was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma Nicholson Wear in 1994, 2 sisters and 4 brothers.
Surviving are 3 sons; David (Ronica) Wear of Norfolk, VA, Gary (Sharmalee) Wear of Wheeling, Richard (Elaine) Wear of Jacksonville, FL, 5 grandchildren; Stephanie (Brad) Halfacre, Jeff Wear, Ryan (Amanda) Wear, Brent (Kristin) Wear, Christopher Wear, and 11 great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received on Friday, August 30, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., Wheeling where services will be held on Saturday, August 31 at 10 a.m.
Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Foundation.
Online condolences may be extended to the family at www.altmeyer.com