Douglas Edward Shears, 68, of Hutchinson, died on July 17, 2017, at his home in Hutchinson, Kansas. He was born on March 13, 1949, in Kansas City, Missouri, to George H. and Myra M. (Geyer) Shears.

Douglas E. Shears
Douglas Edward Shears, 68, of Hutchinson, died on July 17, 2017, at his home in Hutchinson, Kansas. He was born on March 13, 1949, in Kansas City, Missouri, to George H. and Myra M. (Geyer) Shears.
Douglas was a lifetime resident of the Hutchinson community and was employed as the dishwasher for the Golden Plains Healthcare Center for over 15 years. He enjoyed reading and also music. One of his favorite bands was the Rolling Stones.
Preceding him in death are his parents and three brothers, George Edward, Douglas Clifton and Dirk Shears.
Survivors include: his daughter, Lori Biekers, Salina; three grandchildren, Amber Bieker, Assaria,KS, Aubrey and Dustin Bieker, Salina; son-in-law, Monte Bieker, Salina; and a nephew, Nicholas Shears, New York, New York.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 28, 2017, at 11 a.m. Visitation will be held 1 hour prior, beginning at 10 a.m. All at the Hutchinson Funeral Chapel, 300 E. 30th, Hutchinson, KS 67502.
Inurnment will be held at a later date.
Friends may sign the book and read the obituary online at www.hutchinsonfc.com.