John E. Pearson, age 78, of Kenton, Ohio passed away at 7:55 a.m. Sunday, March 8, 2020 at Brookdale Senior Living in Marysville, Ohio.
He was born in Kenton, Ohio April 9, 1941, to the late Charles and Lucille (Eikenbary) Pearson. On August 19, 1972, he married Judith A. Ruble and she preceded him in death November 16, 2017. A sister, Charlotte Pearson, also preceded John in death.
He is survived by his sons, Brad (Kim) Pearson of Belle Center, Ohio, David Pearson of Kenton, and Jason (Heidi) Pearson of Marysville; grandchildren, Alicia (Brad) Stafford, Nick Pearson, Lily Pearson, and Keerston Pearson and great grandchildren, Maci and Mya Stafford.
John was a United States Navy Veteran and retired from Rockwell International and was a member of the First Christian Church in Bellefontaine. John enjoyed motorcycles, working on cars, playing cards, hunting and bowling. He loved spending time with his grandkids and great grandkids. All who knew and loved John will miss him.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 11, 2020 from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in Belle Center.
Pastor Russell Gumm will then officiate the funeral service at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Burial will follow the funeral service at the Fairview Cemetery in Belle Center. The Logan County Veterans Honor Guard will provide military rites at the cemetery.
The arrangements are in the care of the staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in Belle Center.