Glen D. Stearley, 84, of Center Point, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2003, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital.
He was born May 10, 1919, in Clinton, Ind., the son of Thomas D. Stearley and Roseta Faught Stearley.
He was the owner of the Center Point Hardware Store. He was a collector of knives and coins. He was a supporter of the Genealogy Library in Center Point and of the local volunteer fire departments.
He enjoyed playing euchre and loved poetry.
He is survived by his children, Jerry Stearley and wife Sue Ann, Randal Stearley, Cheryl Robinson and husband Jim, Karen Stearley and Delilah Robbins and husband Dale, all of Brazil; nine grandchildren, Kristi Cabotage, Cindy Stearley, Amy Jones, Joe Stearley, Jim Robison II, Kara Hendricks, Randal Stearley Jr., Rhiannon Booe and Christopher Robbins; 13 great-grandchildren; one brother, Bill Brown of Floyds Knob, Ind.; one sister, Helen Mann of New Albany; nieces and nephews; and other extended family.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Lillian Lunsford Stearley; his son, Toby Stearley; two brothers, Kenneth Stearley and George Rex Stearley; and one sister, Maxine Black.
Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at French Funeral Home with the Rev. Ted Schory officiating. Burial will follow at St. John Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. and again Monday prior to services.
The family suggests that those who wish to make a memorial contribution should donate to the Center Point Volunteer Fire Department or another organization of their choice or plant a tree in his memory.
Light a candle for Glen at www.frenchfuneralhome.com.