Charles Bennett Wear
Published: December 19, 2012
Charles Bennett Wear, of Oppelo, was born June 27, 1927 and died December 18, 2012. Charles was married to the late Betty Jean Wear and was the son of the late Oscar Allen and Josie Myrtle Nix Wear.
He is survived by his son, Charles Steven Wear and wife Connie of Morrilton; daughter, Jo Beth Wear Hoyt and husband Paul of Oppelo; son, Gary Allen Wear and wife Tammy of Springdale; grandchildren, Stephanie Joy Wear Weigt of Conway; Christy Leigh Hoyt Meeler and Brian of Morrilton; Candice Beth Wear Thomas and Cole of Morrilton; Charles Allen Wear of Conway; Charles Scott Hoyt and Kari of Morrilton; Jordan Nicole Wear of Springdale; great-grandchildren, Kanada Weigt, Abbigail Davidson, Caden Meeler, Darcy Thomas, Edin Hoyt, Kinleigh Meeler, and Molly Thomas.
Charles was a graduate of Arkansas State Teachers College, served in the United States Army; an Educator; retired minister of the word, of the United Methodist Church, Oppelo; and a cattle farmer. Charles was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Morrilton.
Visitation will be Wednesday, December 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Harris Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, December 20, at Harris Chapel with Pastor Gordon Warren presiding. Interment will be at Wolfe Cemetery in Oppelo by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton. The family requests memorials be made to the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Morrilton. Online guestbook: www.harrisfuneralhomes.net.