Jared 'Bear' Womack


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Posted Online: Nov. 19, 2012, 8:34 pm
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Jared "Bear" Womack, 36, of Milan, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1330 13th St., Moline. Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, at the church. Burial will be at Moline Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family for an education fund for his children. Arrangements are by Wendt Funeral Home, Moline.
Jared M. Womack was born in Moline on May 10, 1976, to Jeffrey and Kathie Brown Womack. On June 8, 2002, he married his high school sweetheart, Melissa Frederick, who survives.
Jared graduated from Rock Island High School in 1994, and the Quad City Barber College. He was co-owner and operator of the Main Street Barber Shop in Milan for 10 years.
He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Moline. He enjoyed fishing, playing cards, watching movies, listening to music and watching football, especially the Dallas Cowboys. He particularly loved spending time with his family.
"Bear" was a mentor to many people. He always had a smile on his face, and could make others smile and laugh. He wore his heart on his sleeve, and everyone who knew him felt his love.
In addition to his wife, Melissa, survivors include, a daughter and son, Jaiden and Jaxon Womack; his mother, Kathie Womack, Moline; his father, Jeffrey (Sheri) Womack, Davenport; brothers, Jeremy (Lindsey) Womack, Coal Valley, Justin Womack and Joshua (Leanne) Womack, both of Moline; sisters, Gabrielle Womack, Beaumont, Texas, Taylor (Michael) Morrison of Chicago, and Kobi Lazenby of Davenport; grandmother, Veronica Willis, DeKalb, Ill.; father- and mother-in-law, Mike and Mary Frederick, Rock Island; a sister-in-law, Lori (Chris) Allison, Rock Island; and nieces and nephews, Benton, Jillian, Jocelyn, Jack, Herb, Alexandra, Trinity, Brooke, Bailey and Isabella.
Online condolences may be sent at www.wendtfuneralhome.com.














 




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