MILLERSBURG - James E. Wear, 71, formerly of Middlefield, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at Sycamore Run Nursing Home in Millersburg.
He was born on Feb. 9, 1942, in West Farmington, the son of Lloyd S. and Virginia O. Garner Wear.
James served in the U.S. Navy from 1959 to 1963, and served on the USS Saratoga. He worked at the former Geauga Industries.
Survivors include two brothers, Milton ''Skip'' of Weaver, Ala. and Richard of Austintown and a sister, Mary Mullenax of West Farmington. He was preceded in death by a brother.
Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements were handled by Russell Funeral Service in Middlefield.