Edward Lewis O'Rear
Edward Lewis O'Rear, 85, of Taft, Calif.,
died Saturday, Nov. 23, 2002. He was born Nov. 10, 1917 in Rains
County, Texas. He was a resident of Ventura for 49 years before
moving to Taft two years ago.
Mr. O'Rear used to live in Ojai where he spent time with his
friends walking and playing shuffleboard. He won 12 trophies
He is survived by his wife, Bettye, of Taft; daughter Barbara
Moseley of Ventura; brothers Jim O'Rear of Oregon, and Chas O'Rear;
sisters Martha Tidwell (Marvin) of Oregon, and Argie Hyatt of
Indiana; three grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Dorothy Fae O'Rear
in November 2000; his parents; two sisters; and daughter Mary
The family would like to thank Taft Optimal Hospice for their
Graveside services are being held today at 10 a.m. at Ivy Lawn
Memorial Park in Ventura, with Pastor Don Hull officiating.
Arrangements are under the direction of Joseph P. Reardon Funeral
Home in Ventura.
© 2002 The Ojai Valley