February 5, 1920 ~ November 6, 2010
After a long health battle, Ezra T Shearin passed away November 6, 2010. He was born on Feb. 5, 1920 in Littleton, North Carolina and lived there helping to support his family by hunting & fishing until going away to fight for his country in World War II where he served in the tank division under George S Patton at THE BATTLE of THE BULGE. After the war, he and his brother roamed the states working as lumber jacks and miners. He met Opal in Texas and they married in 1948. They moved to Wyoming where Ezra was a telegrapher for the Union Pacific. In 1952 they moved to Bishop, CA where Ezra owned a gas station and later was with the Dept. Water & Power. They finally settled in Southern Cal in the late 1950's first in Lawndale, then Redondo Beach and later in Torrance. He continued his long tenure and retired with the Dept Water & Power. Ezra was preceded in death by his son, Floyd, and his daughter, Laura. He is survived by his wife, Opal; children Roy, Nathan, and Maryla; grandchildren, Richard and Amber, great grandson JJ as well as five great grandchildren and 1 great-great granddaughter. He will be missed by those who knew and loved him. He is fishing with Jesus now. Services will be held on November 20th at 10am at White & Day Colonial Mortuary, Redondo Beach.
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