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Dexter O'Rear

04/10/1943 - 02/16/2023


Obituary For Dexter O'Rear

Leonard Dexter O'Rear, 79, passed away Thursday, February 16, 2023, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. He was born April 10, 1943 to the late Novis O'Rear and the late Nona Adams O'Rear. He was a member of Walker Baptist Church. He worked for Davis Ford for 30 plus years. He started O'Rear Towing service with the help of his son, Kevin. Dexter was a simple man who understood hard work. Service will be 2:00 pm on Saturday February 18, 2023 at Senter Funeral Directors with Bro. Clay Weaver officiating. Visitation will begin at 12:00 Saturday in the Senter Funeral Home chapel. Burial will be at Old Bethel Cemetery. Senter Funeral Directors has been entrusted with the arrangements. Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Jana O'Rear of Fulton; son, Kevin (Tiwana) O'Rear of Fulton; grandson, Aedan O'Rear; brother, Addis (Joan) O'Rear; sister, Glenda Sue (Nelson) Elrod; host of nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, brothers: Lial O'Rear, Leland O'Rear, Leburn O'Rear, Lionel O'Rear; sister, Eva Lois O'Rear, LaRue Stanford, Lila Ruth Holland, Linda Blanton Memorials can be made in Dexter's honor to Sanctuary Hospice House, 5159 W. Main St., Tupelo, MS 38801 Special thank you to Jody Kelly, Heather McFadden, and the staff of the Meadows Rehabilitation wing. Our deepest gratitude to the staff of Sanctuary hospice for the love and compassion that we all felt while there. We will be eternally grateful to you all! Online condolences can be expressed at www.senterfuneraldirectors.com

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  • 02/18/2023

    Sorry for your loss! Jesse and Teresa Fulton Grain Co

  • 02/18/2023

    So sorry for your loss. With love and prayers.

  • 02/17/2023

    So sorry for your loss. You're in my prayers. Delora Senter Holcomb

  • 02/17/2023

    Jana, I am so sorry about Dexter.You are in my prayers and your family also. Love you my old friend.

  • 02/17/2023

    You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love yall. Mike and Sharyn

  • 02/17/2023

    A Great Man

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