MAYVILLE – Kenneth V. Shearer Sr., 78, of Mayville, NY, handed away on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at Roswell Park Complete Most cancers Institute, in Buffalo, NY
He was born on December 27, 1942 in Conewango, NY, the son of the late Lester and Buna Brown Shearer and grew up in Falconer NY.
He was a truck driver and began driving for Speedy Supply in Jamestown NY, after which drove for 35 years for Consolidated Freightways, additionally in Jamestown. He was a member of the Teamsters Union and retired in 1997.
He drove a late-model, 77 race automobile at Stateline and Eriez Speedway for Oakes Fuel Firm of Kane, Pennsylvania, for a few years. Ken was additionally an avid motorcyclist and had been a member of the Conewango Nation Riders Motorbike Membership.
He was the sort who might repair something and cherished racing, automobiles, and being along with his household. He was an lively member of the Vintage Automobile Membership of the Lake Chautauqua Area. He was all the time the cheerleader for his household and associates and he was by no means the kind of man to complain about something. He was an important husband, father, grandfather, brother, and good friend to many. Ken shall be deeply missed by all who knew him.
He’s survived by his spouse, Concetta Marie Anzalone Shearer, whom he married on June 27, 1964; Youngsters: Ken Shearer Jr. (Jennifer) from Mayville, NY, Randy Shearer (Karin) from Lexington, SC, and Renee Thayer (Scott) from Ashville, NY ‘Grandchildren: Randy, Kenny, Tyler (Jessica), Joey, Kourtney, Sophia, Camryn, Talan and Olivia; two sisters: Janice (the late Gordon) Ellis of Lakewood NY, and Donna (Tom) Derby of Saucier, Miss .; together with many nieces and nephews.
The burial shall be personal on the Mayville Cemetery.
The household will host associates from 5 to eight p.m. Thursday, June 17, 2021 at Freay Funeral Dwelling in Mayville (139 South Erie St).
In lieu of flowers, assist the Ken Shearer Sr. Memorial Race at Stateline Speedway, July 24, 2021. Donations may be despatched to the Ken Shearer Sr. Memorial, 72 North Erie St, Mayville, NY 14757.
To depart a reminiscence or supply condolences to the household, go to freayfuneralhome.com