James Howard Lear


In Loving

James Howard Lear

Apr 12, 1924 – Aug 02, 2012

James Howard Lear, 88 of Bumpass, Virginia went peacefully to be with his Lord on Thursday August 2, 2012 surrounded by his loving family, wife Dot ( his Charlie Brown), daughter Polly Hart, and her husband Jason, his special granddaughter, Becky Sauvager and family, the apple of his eye and bud, youngest grandson, Benjamin Hart. Jim and Dot would have celebrated their 70th anniversary on August 17th. Jim was predeceased by oldest son Jimmy and survived by son Dorie and wife, Bobbie, many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Also, survived by a loving brother Robert of Springfield and sweet sister in law, Virginia Lear of Fairfax. Family will receive friends Sunday, August 5, 2012 from 2-5pm at Oakland Baptist Church; 2800 Oakland Church Road, Gum Spring, VA 23065. A funeral service will be held 12 noon on Monday, August 6, 2012 at the church with interment in church cemetery and a reception to follow at the church.In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Hospice of the Piedmont; 675 Peter Jefferson Parkway, Charlottesville, VA 22911-8618.



  1. Sheryl Bruce July 18, 2019 at 12:53 pm - Reply

    Jim you were a special man that is loved and will be missed.

  2. Becky,Robert,Victoria,Seth Sauvager&Corey Harris July 18, 2019 at 12:53 pm - Reply

    Grandad you will always be in our hearts. Your Great Grandchilderen will never forget you. We all love and miss you.

  3. Lily w/Holly Grove Volunteer Rescue Squad, Inc. July 18, 2019 at 12:53 pm - Reply

    My heartfelt sympathy, thoughts and prayers to Dot, family and friends.

  4. Holly Grove Volunteer Rescue Squad, Inc. July 18, 2019 at 12:54 pm - Reply

    Please accept our heartfelt sympathy to family and friends.

  5. dorie & bobbie lear July 18, 2019 at 12:54 pm - Reply

    Free at last to go with the flowing winds and following seas ,

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