Jimmy F. Kear went home to be with the Lord on January 7, 2021. He was preceded in death by his mother, Louise Kear Beinhaurer; nephew, Joshua Fox; uncle, James Kear. He was a very dedicated man of God and Mayfield Ice Cream route man for 25 years serving Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, and Cosby.
He leaves behind his wife of 33 years, Vickie Kear and his 3 children, James Kear (Ashley), Makayla Dawkins (Michael), and Cassie Kear; his 8 grandchildren, Ariana, Aaron, Alessa, and Braxton Kear, Bradley Brelsford, Allie Helton, and Stephen and Paisley Dawkins; best friend Mickey Whaley and his Mayfield family in Morristown. As well as his father, sisters, and many cousins, nieces, nephews, and many “built in” children. Every room Jimmy walked in, he radiated happiness and always put a smile on everyone’s face. He loved to tell stories and through them you could see the love he had for his family, friends, and God.
Family will receive friends and family on Wed. January 13th between the hours of 1-6pm at Rawlings Funeral Home. Burial will be at the Kear-Loveday Cemetery at 1:00pm on Thursday, January 14th, 2021. Condolences can be made at www.rawlingsfuneralhome.com
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