Clyde W. “Skeets” Gearhart

3ba0a7407cfcabe3[1]Clyde W. “Skeets” Gearhart, 74, of Fruitland Park, Florida, formerly of Punxsutawney, passed away Tuesday, August, 25, 2015.

Mr. Gearhart was born February 16, 1941 in Clearfield, a son of the late Robert and Betty (Pifer) Mohney.

He is survived by his loving wife Marcy (Pearce) Gearhart of Florida. Clyde was a member of the Pleasant Grove Church.

He was Deputy Wildlife Conservation Officer for 23 years, PA.

State Constable for 30 years, PSCA Region III Director and was on numerous committee’s, among them, By-Laws & Grievance Membership and Financial Overview, annual participant in the Punxsutawney “Jail-A-Thon” which was a fund raiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Reynoldsville. His hobbies were hunting and fishing and in his younger years he raced stock cars at local race tracs. S

keets was a loving husband, father and grandfather who will be greatly missed.

In addition to his wife Marcy, he is survived by his sons; Robert Gearhart and wife Michelle of Dubois, Jerry Pearce and wife Ola of DuBois, Carl Ackerson and wife Mary of Punxsutawney, Patrick Ackerson of Indiana, Michael Ackerson and wife Betsy of Punxsutawney, daughters; Donna Campagnola and husband Rod of Punxsutawney, Nancy Sheldon and husband Jay of Virginia and Brenda of Reynoldsville, 17 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by a brother; Eugene Gearhart.

Friends will be received from 2-4 & 6-8 pm Monday at the McCabe Funeral Home in Punxsutawney.

A funeral service will be held at 11 am Tuesday at the funeral home with Pastor Joe Spack officiating.

Interment is private for family.

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