Dennis Willard Shearer, 63, of Josephine, Burrell Township, passed away on Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, at his home.

The son of Willard and Dorothy Pearl (Harkin) Shearer, he was born June 29, 1952, in Indiana.

Dennis graduated from Blairsville High School in 1971 and worked for Davis Transport, Blairsville, for 33 years, retiring in 2015.

He was a member of UMWA and a life member of F.O.E. #1488, Blairsville.

He loved taking his 1969 Camaro to car shows, was an avid Harley Davidson rider, and loved spending time with his family and friends. He loved his dog Hannibal.

Surviving are two sons: Chad C. Shearer (Aundrea Gabor), of Johnstown, and Dan R. Shearer (fiancé Lisa Bailey), of Lancaster; and a granddaughter, Tayman Sara Oswald.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a  sister, Dorothy Taylor.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.. Thursday at the Shoemaker Funeral Home Inc., 49 N. Walnut St., Blairsville. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the funeral home with the Rev. Vaughn Taylor officiating.

Interment will be in Luther Chapel Cemetery, Coral.

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