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Joseph Reuben Fears, American optician. License optician, Kentucky, Florida. Fellow Contact Lens Society of America (President award 1969), National Association Opticians; member Opticians Association American, Society Dispensing Opticians Kentucky (president 1968-1969, Appreciation award 1969).

Background

Fears, Joseph Reuben was born on April 15, 1937 in Louisville. Son of Joseph R. and Ocie Grace (Carr) Fears.

Education

Student, University Cincinnati, 1957.

Career

Manager Optical Corporation American, Louisville, 1958-1979. Director education Salvatori Ophthalmics, Sarasota, Florida, 1979-1982, director regulatory affairs, 1982-1984. Education program specialist Syntex Opthalmics, Inc., Phoenix, 1984-1985.

Vice president Springer-Fears Optician, Inc., Louisville, since 1985. Clinical instructor University Tennessee, 1972-1974, University Louisville, 1974-1979. Guest instructor Baylor College Medicine, Houston, 1980-1985, University Kentucky, 1981-1986.

Lecturer National Contact Lens Examiners.

Membership

Fellow Contact Lens Society of America (President award 1969), National Association Opticians. Member Opticians Association American, Society Dispensing Opticians Kentucky (president 1968-1969, Appreciation award 1969).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Painting equine portraits, horseback riding, fishing.

Connections

Married Sandra Kay Sanford, August 1959 (divorced July 1968). 1 child, Lynne C.; married Judy Carol Higdon, January 18, 1969. Children: Jennifer L., Julie C., Joseph H.