The family will receive friends today, July 5, 2014, at noon at Collins-Burke Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be today, July 5, 2014, at 2 p.m. in the Collins-Burke Chapel with Bill Martin officiating.
Burial will be at Walker Memory Gardens.
O’Rear was preceded in death by his parents, Ebb and Nancy O’Rear; sisters, Kate Johnston and Peggy Rice; and brothers, Allen O’Rear, Dalton O’Rear and Rayburn O’Rear.
He is survived by his wife, Pauline O’Rear; daughter, Vivian Farrow (Earnest) of Birmingham; son, Julius K. O’Rear (Amy) of Birmingham; sisters, Dean Morris and Jean Godfrey, both of Jasper, and Beverly Cheney of Riverton, Wyoming; brothers, Wayne O’Rear (Doris) and Dr. Delane O’Rear, both of Jasper; grandsons, Marc Farrow (Ginny), Russ Farrow (Ashley), Kent O’Rear (Gretchen) and Stuart O’Rear; great-granddaughter, Madison Farrow; great-grandson, Blaine Whitt; and nephew, Jeff Frost.
Pallbearers will be Marc Farrow, Russ Farrow, Kent O’Rear, Stuart O’Rear and Emmett Green.
The family requests memorial donations be made to New Canaan Baptist Church.
Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571