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George "Larry" Wear


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George "Larry" Wear Obituary
Wear, George 'Larry'
1939 - 2018
George Lawrence "Larry" Wear, age 78, of Columbus, OH, passed away on Sunday, February 11, 2018. He was born on December 30, 1939 in Portsmouth, OH to George and Esther (Wendelken) Wear. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Sarah and brother-in-law Dean. He is survived by his siblings, Scott, Tom (Markie) and Rick (Joannie) Wear and Rachel Collingsworth; son, Brian Wear; step-daughter, Erin Mehlhop; granddaughter, Alyssia Ayers; step-grandson Steven (Haylee) Ayers; great-grandchildren, Damien and Ronella Ayers; 11 nieces and nephews, 21 great nieces and nephews; ex-wives, Penny Few and Lynn Mehlhop; and close friends, Jeff and Janet Kohn. Larry was a 1957 graduate of Portsmouth H.S. and 1968 graduate of The Ohio State University. He remained an avid Buckeye fan. Larry proudly served his country in the Navy as a linguist. He was a member of the Aurora Masonic Lodge. He worked in the insurance industry with Motorist and Grange. Larry retired from Macy's as a salesman. Larry was a veracious reader and gardening enthusiast. Private services will be held later.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Feb. 16, 2018
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