Mr. William Earl (Wes) Sears, IV, age 37, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away suddenly on Monday, August 31, 2009 at his residence. He was preceded in death by: grandparents, Leonard and Hassie Miller and Earl and Alma Sears. He is survived by: parents, Mr. and Mrs. William E. (Bud and Beverly) Sears, III, Sugar Hill, GA; children, Jocelyn Elena (Jocey) Sears, Buford, GA and William E. (Will) Sears, V, Buford, GA, and their mother, Jennifer R. Sears, Buford, GA; sisters and brothers-in-law, Emily and Dr. Dave Warlick and Susan and Kevin Sharp; nieces, Madison and Camille Warlick and Olivia and Georgia Sharp; and aunts and uncles, Sue and Verlon Southerland, Buford, GA, Elinor and Herbie Wilson, Buford, GA and Lynne and Tommy Davis, Dacula, GA. Mr. Sears was born July 29, 1972 in Fulton County, GA. He received his education at North Gwinnett High School, received his Associates of Arts Degree in Psychology from Gainesville College, and received his Bachelors of Science Degree in Psychology with a minor in Sociology from North Georgia College and State University. He was a veteran of the U. S. Marines for four years. Mr. Sears was recognized for his superior performance of duty. Sears consistently performed his duties in an exemplary and highly professional manner. He attended Suwanee First United Methodist Church in Suwanee, GA. He was a loving and devoted father and son who adored his children. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed playing guitar. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 3, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at Suwanee First United Methodist Church in Suwanee, GA with Pastor Rev. Patricia Southerland officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery in Buford, GA with military honors. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Suwanee First United Methodist Church Children's Ministries in memory of Wes Sears. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.