Tuesday, September 21st, 2010
Marvin E. Pearson, 77, Fort Recovery, died at 1:52 p.m. Sept. 20, 2010, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton.
He was born Feb. 23, 1933, in Jay County, Ind., to Ernest I. and Edna L. Hiatt Pearson. On June 20, 1953, he married Peggy Liggett, who survives in Union City, Ind.
Also surviving are a son, David Pearson, Columbus; three daughters, Toni (Bruce) Persinger, St. Marys, Marla (Robin) Tuma, Casper, Wyo., and Rhonda (Randy) Gaier, New Bremen; three brothers, Dale (Alice) Pearson, Portland, Ind., Jim (Janet) Pearson, Greenville, and Jerry (Harriet) Pearson, Fort Recovery; a son-in-law, Nick Johnsman, Celina; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a daughter, Debra Johnsman.
He worked as a truck driver for the St. Anthony Feed Mill in St. Anthony and also was a farmer. He was a 1951 graduate of Fort Recovery High School and served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War. He was a member of the Rose Hill Country Church in Rose Hill.
Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home in Fort Recovery, the Revs. Don Brode and Andrew Adkins co-officiating. Burial is at Snyder Cemetery in Rose Hill.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Wednesday and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials can be made to the church.
Condolences can be left at www.brockmanboeckmanfh.com.