machinery. He authored numerous publications on mining and held a number of patents on mining machinery.
His son remembers him as an avid golfer, shooter, ocean sailor, and racer. Social memberships included Indian Harbor Yacht Club, The Blind Brook Club, Desert Forest Golf Club, and member and past president of the Clove Valley Rod and Gun Club. Awarded the Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Elizabeth II in 1975, he resided in Greenwich, Connecticut, and Carefree, Arizona.
Preceding him in death was his first wife, Mary Jane Wearly. Together they are survived by four children and nine grandchildren. Mr. Wearly is also survived by his wife of the last 15 years, Margaret Campbell Wearly.
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