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Sears, Charles, age 78, of Franklin, passed away Monday, June 20, 2016 at Hospice of Butler and Warren County. He was born May 1, 1938 in New Miami, OH to Arthur and Annie (Pennington) Sears. He worked for ARMCO Steel as a laborer/foreman for 37 years, retiring in 1992. Charles is a member of the Jefferson Masonic Lodge, York Rite of Dayton, Scottish Rite. He is Past Master of Jefferson Lodge, Past High Priest of the Middletown Chapter and member of Commandry. Charles is survived by his wife of 59 years, Tina (Patrick) Sears; daughter, Kathy Pierce of Middletown; grandchildren, Charles Robert (Tiffanie) Pierce of Colerain, Stephanie (Justin) Reece of Trenton, Heather (Charles) Farran of California, Samantha Babcock of Miamisburg; 9 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; special friends Don and Sharon Warmoth who were always there for us. He is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Karen Babcock; brothers, Gordon Sears, Bob Sears and Joe Sears; sisters, Francis Revelle and Hazel Mize. Charles played softball and basketball and volunteered with the Grandpa Gang who decorated Smith Park for the Christmas season. He was a coach for pee- wee football, and a high school referee. A visitation will be held on Thursday, June 23, 2016 from 10:30-1:00 pm at Baker-Stevens-Parramore Funeral Home with services to follow including a Masonic service and ring service. A Celebration of Life Service will follow with Pastor James Anderson officiating. Interment will be at Woodside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of Butler and Warren County, 5940 Long Meadow Drive, Franklin, OH 45005. Condolences may be sent to the family at