The family will receive friends Saturday, July 5, 2014, at noon at Collins-Burke Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be Saturday, 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; and great-grandson, Blaine Whitt.
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