Clyde W. "Skeets" Gearhart (1941 - 2015)

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Clyde W. "Skeets" Gearhart, 74, of Fruitland Park, Fla., formerly of Punxsutawney, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015.
Mr. Gearhart was born Feb. 16, 1941, in Clearfield, a son of the late Robert and Betty (Pifer) Mohney.
He is survived by his loving wife, Marcy (Pearce) Gearhart of Florida.
Clyde was a member of the Pleasant Grove Church.
He was deputy wildlife conservation officer for 23 years, Pa. state constable for 30 years, PSCA Region III director and was on numerous committees, among them, By-Laws & Grievance Membership and Financial Overview, annual participant in the Punxsutawney "Jail-A-Thon," which was a fund raiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Reynoldsville. His hobbies were hunting and fishing and in his younger years, he raced stock cars at local race tracks. Skeets was a loving husband, father and grandfather who will be greatly missed.
In addition to his wife Marcy, he is survived by his sons: Robert Gearhart and wife, Michelle, of DuBois, Jerry Pearce and wife, Ola, of DuBois, Carl Ackerson and wife, Mary, of Punxsutawney, Patrick Ackerson of Indiana, Michael Ackerson and wife, Betsy, of Punxsutawney; daughters: Donna Campagnola and husband, Rod, of Punxsutawney, Nancy Sheldon and husband, Jay, of Virginia and Brenda of Reynoldsville; 17 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
He is also preceded in death by a brother, Eugene Gearhart.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday at the McCabe Funeral Home in Punxsutawney. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with Pastor Joe Spack officiating. Interment is private for family.
Online condolences may be made at mccabefuneralhomes.com.
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McCabe Funeral Home
114 Maple Ave
Punxsutawney, PA 15767
(814) 938-0400
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Published in The Courier Express from Aug. 30 to Aug. 31, 2015