Alan Michael Lear

Alan Michael Lear

November 5, 2022, 66, Goldsboro –

Alan Michael Lear, 66, passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2022, in Goldsboro.

Born in Dougherty County, Georgia on March 19, 1956, he was the son of the late Roy William Lear and Eva Mae Padrick Lear.

Alan proudly served in the United States Air Force for 20 years and in Desert Storm. He has worked at Kidde Aerospace in Wilson for the last 20 years. He was a member of The Bridge Church in Princeton where he served on the production and media team, and was a member of The Beekeepers of the Neuse.

A service to remember his life will be held at a later date.

Alan is survived by his loving wife, DeAnn Marsh Lear; daughters, Jessica Lear of Pikeville, and Kathleen Lear of San Antonio, Texas; grandchild, Olivia Keller of Wilson; brothers, Dan Lear, and wife, Robin of Delaware, Larry Lear of Jacksonville; mother-in-law, Gaye Marsh of Cynthiana, KY; brothers-in-law, Nathan Marsh and wife, Sharon, Les Marsh and wife, Lynda both of Cynthiana, KY; sister-in-law, Sandra Marsh-Koffman of Manchester Center, Vermont, and his nieces and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and father-in-law, John Marsh of Cynthiana, KY.

Services are entrusted to Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at