San Diego Union, The (CA) - June 8, 1989

Herbert Lloyd "Pappy" Beare, a retired police sergeant who colleagues described as a colorful and respected supervisor, died May 31. He was 69.

Born in Walla Walla, Wash., Mr. Beare lived in San Diego County 65 years.  He was a 30-year veteran of the San Diego Police Department, retiring in 1972.

"He was a colorful and respected supervisor," police spokesman Bill Robinson said of Mr. Beare, who also was a cabinetmaker and who served in the Army in Europe during World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Bertie; two daughters, Debbie Beare of La Mesa and Pam Beare of Pacific Beach; a sister, Rowena Barber of Poway; and a brother, Dan Beare of San Diego.

The family suggests donations to the American Heart Association, 3640 Fifth Ave., San Diego, Calif. 92101. Cremation was planned with interment at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery.
SERGEANT HERBERT L. BEARE
BADGE 135 & 377
SDPD 07/18/1942 - 07/21/1972
07/16/1919 - 05/31/1989
THE THIN BLUE LINE