James Edward Lear Jr.

James Edward Lear Jr., age 35, passed away, Monday, January 11, 2021, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

Mr. Lear was born in Radford County, Virginia on May 22, 1985, to James Edward Lear Sr., and Denise Kelly Lear Shepard.  He was employed as a senior analyst at SitusAMC in Robbins.  

He is survived by his wife, Lauren Nicole Solomon Lear of Asheboro; mother, Denise Kelly Shepard and stepfather, Steven, of Biscoe; father, James Edward Lear Sr. and stepmother, Donna, of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; stepbrothers, Steven Kyle Shepard (Crystal) of Biscoe, Christopher Matthew Shepard (Michelle) of Seven Lakes and Ricky Bennett of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; brothers from another mother, David Kennedy, Kenneth Jamerson and Cory Hussey; stepnieces and stepnephews, Dustin Kyle Shepard, Bailey Kendall Shepard, Cayden Shepard, Colby Shepard, Caleigh Shepard and Brynna Anne Kennedy..

Mr. Lear’s body will lie for viewing from 1 – 5 p.m., Wednesday, January 13, at Phillips Funeral Home.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, January 14, at Biscoe Cemetery with the Rev. Chris Bouldin officiating.

Online condolences may be left at www.phillipsfh.com.

The Lear family is being served by Phillips Funeral Home in Star.