Clarence “Bud” “Scooter” Gear

Born: 07/02/1953 Passed:

Clarence “Bud” “Scooter” Gear, 68 yrs. old of Akron lost his 14-year long battle with COPD on October 30th, 2021. Bud was an avid outdoorsman, an expert fisherman, and never missed a NASCAR race. He spent 45 years as a diesel technician working for Wonder Bread and Wise International prior to his COPD diagnosis.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Dorathy Gear and mother-in-law, Katie Curtis.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife of 43 years, Brenda; father, Clarence Gear; brother, Bob (Jackie) Gear; sister, Patty Kendall; sons, Dave (Julie), Robert (Dawn), and Shawn (April) Frick; grandchildren, Cheyenne, Wade, Carter, Noah, and Emma; brother-in-law, Rick (Laura) Curtis; nieces and nephews, Melissa Gear-Rose, Kristina Gear-Simko, David Wright, and Jimmy Wright; and his partner in crime, Roxanne.

Bud was a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle, and friend to many.

To respect his wishes there will be no services at this time.

We will all love and miss you forever! Condolences and special memories can be shared with the family online at


Heritage Cremation Society



1 Tribute to Clarence “Bud” “Scooter” Gear

  1. Glenn Ash says:

    Scooter was a good friend, a loyal employee at Wonder Bread and a guy who was always willing to help out anyone in need, friend or stranger alike. I was lucky to have him as a friend and co-worker. My sincerest condolences to his family.

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