YOUNGSTOWN There will be a funeral service held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 16, 2012, at the Rossi Brothers & Lellio Funeral Home in Boardman, for Edward K. Keith Dearing, 69, who passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2012.
Edward was born Nov. 29, 1942, in Youngstown, the son of William E. and Loraine Dearing.
Edward retired as a truck driver and had previously been employed in management.
Edward was a Jack of all trades. He was a strong member of AA, celebrating 23 years of sobriety.
Edward was always there for anyone who needed him and will be sadly missed by his family and friends. He lived by the motto, you cant put a question mark where God puts a period.
Edward will always be remembered by his wife, the former Donna McCulloch of Youngstown; a daughter, Amy Dearing of Youngstown; a granddaughter, Izabella Redmond; six stepsons, Earl and Joseph Brenner of Youngstown and William, Kevin, Kenny and Gerry Irwin of California; sister Terri Odegaard; two brothers, Karl Rosenkranz and John Dearing; and his large AA family.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Danny Dearing.
Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, June 15, and again on Saturday, June 16, from 9 to 10 am. at the Rossi Brothers & Lellio Funeral Home, 4442 South Ave. in Boardman.
Family and friends may visit the Book of Memories at www.rossifunerals.com to view this tribute and send condolences to Edwards family.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the family to help defray funeral expenses.