Robert Ed Beare



Robert Ed Beare, 78, of Casa Grande, Ariz., passed away June 9, 2008 in Phoenix, Ariz. He was born in Modesto, Calif on October 14, 1929 to William and Bernice Beare. Ed was a resident of the Ashland/Medford, Ore., area for many years. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Shirley L. (Daw); son, Dale Beare of Portland, Ore.; daughters, Shelia Beare of Surprise, Ariz., Shelley Miller of Medford and Sharon Haith of Lincoln, Nebr.; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He is also surviving sisters and brother, Alice Lee of Oregon, Marilyn Fay of Washington, John Beare of Oregon and Carol Moberly of Oregon.



Ed was a Teamster and drove truck for 42 years in Oregon before he retired and moved to Arizona, and he also belonged to the Oregon National Guard.



Ed loved to fish, camp, and enjoyed watching all sports, especially football, which he played at Ashland High School.



A private service was held in Casa Grande, Ariz.