Stephen E. Gearhart

Stephen E. Gearhart, 66, of Murfeesboro, Tenn., and husband of the late Dorothy Marie Gearheart, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at his residence. Mr. Gearhart was born in Columbus, Ind., a son of Phyllis H. Searls and the late William Earl Gearhart.

He was a member of Tilly Swamp Baptist Church, Army Veteran serving in the Vietnam War and was retired from General Motors of Anderson.

Surviving in addition to his mother, of Fortville; are brothers, Gary (Bonnie) Gearhart of Greenfield; and Randall L. (Janette) Mitchell of Fortville.

Mr. Gearhart was laid to rest on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Tilly Swamp Baptist Church Cemetery.

Memorials may be sent to Cystic Fibrosis, 537 Long Point Road, Suite 203, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 or the American Cancer Society, 950 48th Avenue N., Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.

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Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel is in charge of arrangements.