Dr. Uel E. Clear - Age:
June 21, 1921 - April 21, 2015
Dr. Uel E. Clear, 93, of Windsor, Missouri, formerly of
Warrensburg, Missouri, died Tuesday, April 21, at Golden Valley Memorial
Hospital in Clinton, Missouri.
He was born June 21, 1921, in Warrensburg, the son of Robert L.
and Emma (Thompson) Clear.
He was united in marriage to Bernetta Koontz on Dec. 13, 1941, in
Warrensburg. She preceded him in death.
Dr. Clear was raised in the rural Warrensburg area. After
graduating high school, he joined the U.S. Army, serving in World War II and was
a decorated veteran. Dr. Clear finished his education in chiropractic medicine
and began his career treating patients in Warrensburg, Windsor, Leeton and Cole
Camp. His practice grew for more than 50 years with people driving from Benton,
Cass, Henry, Jackson, Johnson, Lafayette and Pettis counties. To his many
patients, Dr. Clear was a calm, honest, humble, strong, trustworthy, unassuming
man who never forgot his patients’ names. He was referred by many as a dear
friend who was respected and admired.
Dr. Clear is survived by one son, Bob Clear, of Griffin, Georgia;
one daughter, Connie Daniels, of Elwood, Kansas; six grandchildren, including
his “partner” Nate; 16 great-grandchildren, including his “hot shot” Christian,
nieces, nephews, family, friends and patients.
He was also preceded in death by his parents; five sisters, Ada
Clear, Minerva Coleman, Ruth Chamberlain, Pearl O’Brien and twin sister, Nadyne
Baird; and five brothers, Edgar, Curtis, Alfred, Roy and Charlie Clear.
A “Celebration of Life” for Dr. Clear will be held at a later
Dr. Uel Clear was a checker player and subscriber to MCA
(Missouri Checker Association) newsletter.
published in Muleskinner
April 25, 2015 -
the Warrensburg community news service of the
the student newspaper at the University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg. MO