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John Roland "Johnny" Bear
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Birth: Jul. 21, 1945
Crockett
Houston County
Texas, USA
Death: Aug. 8, 2010
Crockett
Houston County
Texas, USA

Funeral services for Mr. John R. "Johnny" Bear, age 65, of Crockett, will be held Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church in Crockett. Family will receive friends Tuesday evening 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m at the funeral home.

Mr. John Roland "Johnny" Bear, age 65, of Crockett, passed away Sunday, August 08, 2010, in the East Texas Medical-Center. He was born July 21, 1945 in Crockett, Texas and was a lifetime resident of Crockett. Mr. Bear was a member of the Lothrop Masonic Lodge #21 A. F. & A. M. having served as Worshipful Master in the past. He was a 33 Master Mason. He belonged to the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 509 and was currently serving as Worthy Patron. He was a 2008 Initiate of Kappa Sigma Fraternity. He was owner and operator of Bear Machine Shop for many years and was a U. S. Census worker. Mr. Bear was also a member of the First United Methodist Church in Crockett. Survivors include children, Elizabeth Moore and husband, John of Crockett, John Robert Bear and girl friend, Amanda Starr of Fairfield; grandchildren, Charity and Chasidy Starr of Fairfield; special friend, Nancy Reynolds of Madisonville; numerous nieces and other relatives.

Funeral services for Mr. John Roland "Johnny" Bear will be held Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church in Crockett with Dr. Jerry House and Ms. Cindy Parker officiating. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park. Family will receive friends Tuesday evening 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church Children's Fund, P. O. Box 984, Crockett, Texas 75835. Condolences for Mr. Bear may be left at online obituaries www.callawayallee.com.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Oliver Bear (1906 - 1999)
  Zula Lucille Morrow Bear (1907 - 1992)
 
 Spouse:
  Janice L. Gilson Bear (1950 - 2005)
 
Burial:
Evergreen Memorial Park
Crockett
Houston County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Billie Nichols Bennett
Record added: May 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52064433
John Roland Johnny Bear
Added by: Cecil Vaden Jr.
 
John Roland Johnny Bear
Added by: Carol Hoch
 
John Roland Johnny Bear
Added by: Carol Hoch
 
 
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Life brings tears, smiles, and memories: the tears dry, the smile fades, but the memories live on forever.
- Carol Hoch
 Added: Sep. 29, 2011

- Judy Richards
 Added: Nov. 11, 2010

- Cecil Vaden Jr.
 Added: Aug. 20, 2010
 
 
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