- Born May 30, 1880 in Winchester, Scott County, Illinois.
- Parents were CHARLES WILLARD SEARS and MARY ETTA PENTON.
- Married IDA E. HOFFMAN in 1907. Ida was born October 27, 1882 in Wester Groves, Missouri; and died April 8, 1948.
- Died December 16, 1954.
- WILLARD SEARS, born June 17, 1908; died July, 1986 in Riverview, Hillsborough County, Florida.
- Social Security Death Index