KANE - Charles "Huxie" W. Nearing, 77, of Burning Well Road, Wilcox, passed away Saturday (Dec. 20, 2014) at Penn Highlands DuBois.
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Born Aug. 5, 1937, in Wilcox, he was a son of the late Linus and Margaret Paulina Nearing.
"Huxie" served in the U.S. Army and was a member of the Veterans' Memorial Club in Mount Jewett and the Wilcox Sportsman's Club.
Prior to retirement, he was employed as the dog catcher for Elk County.
Surviving are three sisters, Sharon Nearing, Carol (James) Wismar and Pat Stauffer, all of Wilcox; three brothers, Linus Nearing of Lake City and James (Betty) Nearing and Raymond Nearing of Wilcox; his long-time companion, Nora Buzard of Wilcox; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Wilcox on Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, from 9 to 10:30 a.m., at which time a Memorial Mass will be celebrated with the Rev. David Wilson, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Wilcox Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to a
The Cummings Funeral Home Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.cummingsfh.com
Cummings Funeral Home Inc.
151 Greeves Street
Kane, PA 16735
Published in The Bradford Era from Dec. 22 to Dec. 30, 2014