Timothy P. Lear Sr. was born on January 1, 1947, in Dayton, Ohio, to parents Roland and Jane Lear. He died on Wednesday, November 16, 2011, at his home in Hermiston at the age of 64 years.
Tim was a resident of Hermiston the past 15 years. He married his wife Joyce on January 1, 2000, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Tim loved fishing, music, and spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his father, Roland Lear Jr., and his grandparents.
Tim is survived by his wife, Joyce Lear; his mother, Jane Lear; sons Alan Terpening, Timothy and wife Kelly Lear Jr., Tyrone and wife Donna Lear; daughters Jody and husband Joe Gaylord, Sabrina and husband Scott McCullough; brothers Ted Lear, Tom Lear, Terry Lear, Steve Lear, Scotty Lear, Tod Lear and Danny Lear; sister Diane Lear; 10 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
A celebration of life gathering will be held on Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the home of his daughter Jody Gaylord, at 1020 W. Angus Ave., Hermiston, Oregon.
Please sign the condolence book at burnsmortuaryhermiston.com.
Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in care of arrangements.