Timothy Robert Mears, Sr., 73, of Staples, died at his home March 4, 2018.
No services are planned at this time.
Arrangements are with the Brenny Funeral Chapel in Staples,
Tim was born on December 20, 1944 in Highland Park, IL to James and Anne Mears. He lived in Waukegan, IL until 1989. Tim worked as a teacher and substitute teacher in Oregon and Minnesota and was also a business owner in Oregon. Tim worked for many years as social services program director. He was a member of Al-Anon for 23 years. He and his wife, Paula, moved to Staples, in 2004.
Tim is survived by his wife; three sons, Timothy Mears, Jr., Dylan Mears and Dustin Mears; grandchildren; and one brother, Greg Mears of AZ.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, April; two brothers, Jeff and Jim; and one sister, Beverly.