Delmas “Butch” Mears Jr. passed away on Jan. 8th, 2017 at the age of 71. He was known for his love of Jesus, his family, and his beagles. He was a master machinist and mechanic for NAPA Auto Parts for 39 years. These skills served him well while he built the cars that his wife, Noreen, raced. He is survived by his wife, Noreen Rogers Mears; his sons, Jason Mears and Delmas Mears III; his grandson, Ryan White; his granddaughters, Alexis Mears and Mary Kaitlyn Mears; his brothers, John S Mears and Lee H Mears Sr.; and nephews Larry McReynolds, Lee Mears Jr., John Mears, and James Mears. The Memorial service will be held at Pelham Church of Christ at 2pm on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017. In lieu of flowers, the family requests you make a donation to the American Cancer Society or to Rainbow Omega Inc. in Eastaboga, AL.