Jay M Shear
July 7, 1921 - July 6, 2020

Jay M Shear

Jay M Shear
Jul 7, 1921 - Jul 6, 2020

Jay M Shear
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DUE TO CORONA VIRUS RESTRICTIONS, THE FAMILY WILL HAVE A PRIVATE BURIAL. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO LEAVE ONLINE CONDOLENCES TO SHOW YOUR LOVE AND SUPPORT DURING THIS TIME.

Jay Maurice Shear, age 98 passed away peacefully on July 6, 2020 in Sugar Land Texas (Houston).

Jay was born in Lewistown, PA. to Harry and Martha Shear on July 7,1921. Jay is survived by his daughters Rita Moseby of San Diego, CA and Debra Pacht, son-in-law Jory, of Sugar Land, TX., grandchildren Jeffrey Pacht and Elissa Pacht. He is preceded in death by his wife Elizabeth (1989), brother Edward, and his parents.

He graduated from Lewistown High in 1939. Jay served in the Army Air Force in World War II from 1943 until 1946 stationed in Iwo Jima, Japan and Guam as Staff Sargent. He taught mechanical engineering at Spartan School of Aeronautics while attending Tulsa University. Earned Bachelor of Science Teaching degree from Penn State in 1951.

Jay met and married Elizabeth in Philadelphia, PA in 1950. Relocated to Tulsa OK in 1956 worked with his brother at Champion Carriers Shear Truck, manufacturing custom built heavy duty vehicles, then relocated their business to Dallas, TX in 1972. After retirement he volunteered at Frontiers of Flight Museum Dallas for several years. He moved to Sugar Land TX in 2014.

Jay loved airplanes, he had his private pilot license and you could always find him at an airshow or museum. He purchased a motorhome and traveled to all corners of the U.S.
Jay was a very loving, funny and generous father and grandfather and he will be deeply missed.

Funeral service and burial will be held at Tiferet Israel - Agudas Achim Cemetery in Dallas, TX.

In Lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to the charity of your choice. May his memory be for a blessing.

Alicia Harrison on Jul 12, 2020

Jay was such a kind, intelligent and funny man. He was always looking for the positive side to any situation. He was so proud and loved his children and grandchildren so much. Our family was fortunate to consider him part of our family for over 25 years. The Harrison Family will miss him. Our prayers and love go out to his family.

Alicia & Lauren Harrison

Rita on Jul 9, 2020

Jay 3 years old

Rita on Jul 9, 2020

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Rita on Jul 9, 2020

Jay in the Army

Rita on Jul 9, 2020

Jay and Elizabeth

Rita on Jul 9, 2020

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Rita on Jul 9, 2020

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Rita on Jul 9, 2020

Jay in Hawaii

Rita on Jul 9, 2020

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Rita on Jul 9, 2020

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Rita on Jul 9, 2020

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Rita on Jul 9, 2020

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Rita on Jul 9, 2020

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Rita on Jul 9, 2020

Jeff Debbie and Grandpa

Rita on Jul 9, 2020

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Martha Raskin on Jul 8, 2020

CandleSending hugs and prayers to your family. May your father's memory be a blessing. Martha & Steve Raskin

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14
Tuesday
Agudas Achim Cemetery
7801 Scyene Road
Dallas, TX, United States 75227
11:00 AM
RABBI JEFFREY LEYNOR TO OFFICIATE. DUE TO CORONA VIRUS RESTRICTIONS, THE FAMILY WILL HAVE A PRIVATE BURIAL. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO LEAVE ONLINE CONDOLENCES TO SHOW YOUR LOVE AND SUPPORT DURING THIS TIME.


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