Saturday, May 2nd, 2015
Paul Pearson
Paul R. "Curly" Pearson, 80, Fort Recovery, Ohio, died May 1, 2015 at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, IN.
He was born February 16, 1935, in Fort Recovery, OH, to the late William Abel and Flora "Ethyl" (Coats) Pearson. On January 22, 1955, he married Charlene (Schafer) Pearson, who survives.
Also surviving are three daughters, Dottie Pearson, Cindy (Bob) Roessner, and Jill (Mark) Tobin all of Fort Recovery, OH; two sons, Tim (Leisa) Pearson of Coldwater, OH, and Scott (Amy) Pearson of Fort Recovery, OH; 15 grandchildren, two of which "Curly" and his wife helped raise, Crystal Jutte of Celina, OH and Trent Pearson of Fort Recovery, OH; 14 great grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Imogene "Gene" Pearson of Fort Recovery, OH; a special niece, Judy Billerman of Coldwater, OH; four in-laws, Larry (Jill) Schafer of Centerville, OH, Donna (Ronnie) Schulze of Union, OH, Kate Dues of St. Henry, OH, and Mary Liette of Burkettsville, OH.
Preceding him in death were his sister, Emma Mae King, and his two brothers, Elvan Pearson, and Eugene "Slats" Pearson.
He was a member of the First Church of Christ, Fort Recovery, Ohio and a 1955 graduate of Fort Recovery High School. He was a man of many trades, working as a carpenter, farmer, livestock producer, and a machinist in the area factories. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially with his grandchildren and great grandchildren, regularly treating them to doughnuts at his house after church on Sunday. He loved dogs, traveling and following the Fort Recovery Indians and the Cincinnati Reds.
Services are 10:30 am Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at the First Church of Christ, 1049 Union City Road, Fort Recovery, Ohio.
Calling is 3:00-8:00 pm Tuesday at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery, Ohio and 9:30-10:30 am Wednesday at the church prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers and gifts, contributions may be directed to Paul "Curly" Pearson Memorial Fund, in care of the Fort Recovery Community Foundation.
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