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Bernie R. Gearhart, age 79, of Festus, MO entered into rest suddenly on Sunday, June 17, 2012 at his residence. Born on September 29, 1932, in Vichy, Missouri to the late Jessie (Welsh) Caplener.
He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years: Simone H. (Poulmaire) Gearhart, daughters: Nadia (Robert) Chiodini of Festus, MO and Nancy (Mark) Grohs of Festus, MO, and granddaughter: JoEllen Grohs. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepfather: Bogle Caplener.
He was a retired mechanic for Concrete Ready Mix and was a veteran of the United States Army. He enjoyed bowling, making model boats and geneology.