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William Thomas "Will" Dearing
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Birth: Aug. 21, 1872
Rockingham County
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 12, 1965
Rockingham County
Virginia, USA

William Thomas Dearing, 92, of Elkton died Monday morning, April 12, 1965, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital, where he had been a patient for six weeks.

He was born August 21, 1872, near Elkton, and was the son of the late Jackson and Sarah Smith Dearing.

He was a member of the Furnace Methodist Church and was married to the late Victoria Baker Dearing.

He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Lillian Lewis of Vienna, Mrs. Minnie Morris and Miss Agnes Dearing, both of Elkton; two sons, Eugene F. Dearing of Winchester, and James T. Dearing of Sykesville, MD; one brother, Clinton E. Dearing of Elkton; 33 grandchildren; 83 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 2pm Wednesday at the Furnace Methodist Church by the Rev. John I. Collins. Burial will be in Elk Run Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be grandsons, Lewis, Eugene and Terry Dearing, Martin and Richard Lewis, and Lewis Slye.

The family will receive friends at the Brill Funeral Home between 7pm and 9pm today.

Relatives will meet at the Dearing home prior to the service.

Note ~ Proceeded in death by son, Otis M. Dearing.
Family links: 
  William Jackson Dearing (1841 - 1916)
  Sarah Matilda Smith Dearing (1849 - 1935)
  Victoria Martha Baker Dearing (1870 - 1942)*
  Infant Dearing*
  Eugene Francis Dearing (1894 - 1979)*
  Nannie Mascel Dearing Slye (1897 - 1963)*
  Minnie Ethel Dearing Morris (1900 - 1984)*
  Mary Agnes Dearing (1902 - 1983)*
  Lillian Elizabeth Dearing Lewis (1904 - 1981)*
  Odis Millard Dearing (1905 - 1959)*
  James Terry Dearing (1907 - 1995)*
  William Thomas Dearing (1872 - 1965)
  James Blair Dearing (1874 - 1937)*
  Not Named Male Dearing (1876 - 1876)*
  Clint Edward Dearing (1877 - 1969)*
  Sarah Dearing (1888 - 1899)*
*Calculated relationship

Elk Run Cemetery
Rockingham County
Virginia, USA
Maintained by: Vic
Originally Created by: Jan robinson
Record added: Nov 20, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44605659
William Thomas Will Dearing
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William Thomas Will Dearing
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- Stoneseeker23
 Added: Feb. 20, 2013
I wish I could have known you!!I would have had a lot to say.yours truly patiently waiting til the end of my day.
- Saunie Dearing
 Added: Mar. 23, 2011
My Great-Granddaddy Will was the most loving and kind man that I ever knew. He was revered by his family and community! He played a major role in my young life, as he modeled what a Christian man should be. He truly loved his family and his neighbors!
- Vic
 Added: Jan. 17, 2011

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