Mr Marion Mears
- August 3, 1915 - July 11, 2012
- North Charleston, South Carolina
of Marion's Passing
- While flowers are always appreciated, the family suggests a contribution to the THE WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT at http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/ on behalf of Marion.
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“I recall Marion coming to Johnson City, TN, where I grew up, along with Ludy and Louise. He visited my father Fred and mother Dorothy and my wife...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Charlie Mears - Pasadena, TX
“I am so sorry to here of the loss of your father. I know it was not long ago that you also loss your mother. It has been so many years since I lived...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Legare` Knight - Williamsburg, VA
“Our thoughts are with you all today as you say your final goodbye to someone so dear to you.
3 of 10 | Posted by: Lynda Heron - Friend
“What an extraordinary long and fruitful life! May he rest in peace and rise in Glory!
4 of 10 | Posted by: Art Field - Charleston, SC
“We will keep you in our Prayers and thoughts
5 of 10 | Posted by: Matt Way - SC - Funeral Director
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you Mike and with your family. Please never hesitate to call on us if there's ever anything we can do for you.
6 of 10 | Posted by: Alan Norris & Family - FL
“Dear Micheal and Susan,
It was so special last year taking pictures of your Dad and Isabella on her great,great, greatuncle's lap at his birthday...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Lisa Linton - Savannah, GA
“One of the best persons I had the pleasure of working with.
8 of 10 | Posted by: Bill Koester - charleston, SC
“During a family vacation at Hilton Head last month, we had the privilege of meeting our daughter's father-in-law, Marion. One afternoon, when we...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: John and Carol Corina - Athens, GA
“Dad was a great man. His grandsons will always be a constant reminder of his love and kindness. Paw Paw you will be missed.
10 of 10 | Posted by: Stephanie Mears - Charleston, SC
Mr. Marion Mears, of North Charleston, SC, and widow of Mrs. Winifred Mears, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday afternoon, July 11, 2012. The relatives and friends of Mr. Mears are invited to attend his funeral services at 2:30 pm Monday July 16, 2012 at Carolina Memorial Funeral Home. The Rite of Committal will immediately follow at Carolina Memorial Park.
Marion was born on Aug 3, 1915 in Varnville, SC. He married Winifred Mears of Charleston on Apr 19, 1942. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Susan Mears, and his grandchildren Michael, Christopher, Laura and Michael.
He went to work at the Chas. Naval Shipyard in 1941 where he retired after more than 30 years of dedicated service. He enjoyed a long and rewarding retirement. He will certainly be remembered for, among many things, his ability to find the good in just about everything. And for someone who lived through the Great Depression, he had a perspective most can't even imagine. But for all his 96 years, every day was better than the last one. He was a living example of those t-shirts that say "Life is Good." He will be sorely missed by his entire family and all those who knew him.
One final note. While flowers are always appreciated, a donation to the Wounded Warrior Project is encouraged on behalf of Marion and in honor of the numeous family members who have served and are currently serving in our country's armed forces. It's what he would have wanted. http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/
Arrangements by CAROLINA MEMORIAL PARK, 7113 Rivers Ave., N. Charleston, SC 29406 (843-797-2222). A memorial message may be sent to the family by visiting our website at www.carolinamemorial.com.