He was born Feb. 3, 1924, in Scott City to John and Sylvia (Gier) Hearson. Mr. Hearson was a carpenter.
On March 27, 1948, he married Martha J. Sloan in Colby. She died Dec. 25, 1988.
On July 21, 1990, he married Reba R. Sager in Scott City. She survives.
Other survivors include two sons, Jay Dee Hearson of Aurora, Colo., and Wayne Lee Hearson of Dodge City; a stepdaughter, LuJauna Turley of Marienthal; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He also has relatives surviving in Parsons.
The service was June 17 at Scott County Cemetery in Scott City.
Memorials are suggested to First Christian Church or the Scott County VIP Center, which may be sent in care of Price and Sons Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington St., Scott City, 67871.