Charles Gordon Gearhart, 87, passed away on Monday, March 31, 2014.
Gordon was born in Exeter on Feb. 12, 1927, but he spent most of his life in the San Luis Obispo area. He worked for Union Oil for 37 years and with his wife ran a successful insulation business for more than 30 years. He was a United States Marine who served in Korea.
Gordon was an active member at Atascadero Bible Church and was a member of many clubs and organizations, including the Rotary Club of Atascadero and the Model A Touring Club, American Legion, and served on the board of Escuela del Rio for many years.
Gordon is survived by his wife of 56 years, Dorothy Gearhart, his children Kurt Gearhart, Kristen Gearhart, and Kendra Allen, and one grandson, Mitchell Salt. He was preceded in death by his brother Norman Gearhart.
A celebration of Gordonís life will be held on Saturday, May 3 at 2 p.m. at the Atascadero Bible Church, 6225 Atascadero Mall in Atascadero.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Kurt Gearhartís school ó United Cerebral Palsy, 4224 N. Cedar, Fresno CA 93726.For the complete article see the 04-23-2014 issue.
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