Norman Leon O’Rear, 78, of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2017 at Sydney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital.  He was born August 23, 1939 in Danville, Indiana to Bernard and Ruth (Williamson) O’Rear.

Norman graduated from Noblesville High School in 1956.

Norman is survived by his three children, Teresa O’Rear, Sherry Townsend of Tipton, IN and Alan O’Rear of Indianapolis, IN; two grandchildren; and a brother, Jim O’Rear of Arlington, OH.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bernard and Ruth O’Rear; and his brother, Wayne O’Rear.

A private service will be held by the immediate family at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Wheeler Mission or Shepherd Community Center.