Carl A. Mears Jr. WEATHERSFIELD, Vt. — Carl A. Mears Jr., 75, passed unexpectedly at his home on Friday, Sept. 4, 2020. He was born Nov. 9, 1944, in Bethel, Vermont, the son of Carl and Myrtie (Reynolds) Mears. He attended school in the Bethel area. In 1968, he married Sheryl A. Graves. She predeceased him Jan. 1, 2016. He was employed as an over the road truck driver for many years and for the past 20 years, worked as a truck driver with United Construction. Carl enjoyed cutting and splitting wood, and fishing. He was a loving and caring father and grandfather. He is survived by four daughters, Sarah Riendeau (Larry) of Ascutney, Vermont, Tracey Welch (Ryan) of Springfield, Vermont, Carlene Streeter (Matt) of Springfield, Vermont, and Robin Mears Messier (Dan) of Sharon, Vermont; four grandchildren, Brian and Christopher Riendeau, and Kayla and Katrina Welch; five great-grandchildren; one brother, Dick Mears (Louise) of Hancock, Vermont; six sisters, Jeanie Lyman of Lebanon, New Hampshire, June Swenor of Bethel, Vermont, Betty McCrillis (Bucky) of Randolph, Vermont, Lois Christie (Jerry) of Randolph, Vermont, Peg Frary (Walt) of South Royalton, Vermont, and Donna Mears (Craig Colsom) of Randolph, Vermont. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins; and by his dog, Goodyear, and granddog Diesel. He was predeceased by his parents; his wife, Sheryl; and by three brothers, George, Bruce and Roger Mears. Friends may call at the Davis Memorial Chapel on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, from 3 to 5 p.m. A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, at his home, 1505 Little Canada Road in Weathersfield, Vermont.

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