Richard “Steve” Hearn, age 83, of Leesburg, Indiana, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 7:34 PM in his residence. Steve was born July 30, 1937 in Wabash, Indiana to Emera and Isabel (Harrop) Hearn. He was united in marriage to Delores Jones on June 19, 1965 in Leesburg, Indiana.

He was a graduate of Central High School, North Manchester, Indiana and continued with his education at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. In 1961 Steve earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. In 1965 he graduated from Indiana University Law School earning a Doctorate of Jurisprudence.