January 11, 1953 - January 6, 2015
Thomas ‘the Pirate’ Bearss
Born; Jan. 11, 1953 in Brooklyn, New York, grew up on the Island of Long
Died; Jan. 6, 2015 in his home in Dallas, TX
Unflaggable romantic, devoted husband, consummate foodie (remarkable cook!), enthusiastic story teller, artist and patron, singer of songs, lover of children, pets and most musical genres (loved Metal – BLS Illuminati SDMF! – but not a huge fan of HipHop). A true gentleman for the most part, and a genuine Renaissance Man. Also, a subculture icon and Biker of note.
Took formal art training and held a B.A. degree. Performed a variety work including farrier, artist, bovine podiatrist, graphical designer, motorcycle consultant and enthusiast.
Preceded in death by his father, Ralph Thomas Bearss, and his mother, Evelyn Rose (Olivo) Bearss. Survived by his weef (wife), the lovely Jennifer Burton, step daughters Christina and Tabatha Pasnick, sister and brother-in-law Linda and Joe Chierchio, niece Deena Walker, and nephew Charles Chierchio. He also leaves a sizeable number of friends and fans.
A Visitation Service will be held at 1 pm on his birthday, Sunday, January 11, 2015 in the Chapel of North Dallas Funeral Home, 2710 Valley View Lane Dallas, TX 75234.
A Celebration of Life will be held from 3:30 – 5:30pm at the Fraternal Order of Eagles, 8500 Arturo Dr., Dallas 75228
Arrangements are under the direction of:
ARIA Cremation Service & Funeral Home
10116 E. NW Highway
Dallas, Texas 75238
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