Gerald Pearson, 87 of West Terre Haute, passed away on Thursday, September 30, 2021 in Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born in Terre Haute on October 25, 1933 to Raymond Pearson and Margaret Wright Pearson.
Gerald was a retired Maintenance Mechanic for both C.F. Industry and Indiana State University, He and his wife enjoyed going to Riverboat Casinos.
Gerald is survived by two sons; Mark Pearson (wife Nancy), and Chris Pearson, as well as his grandchildren; Alisha Roush (husband Rob), Devin Pearson (wife Jessica), Ryan Pearson (wife Jamie), and Casey Cottrell (husband Rick), as well as his great grandchildren; Mason Pearson, Jadyn Pearson, Micah Roush, Isaiah Roush, Hunter Cottrell and Hayden Cottrell. He is also survived by two brothers, Charles Pearson, and Kenneth Pearson (wife Donna), a sister, Joyce Bose (husband Ed) and an important friend, Marilyn Rice, several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Ruth Perkins Pearson, who passed away on August 18, 2009, and a sister-in-law, Ann Pearson.
Funeral services will be held at Fitzpatrick Funeral Home, 220 North 3rd St., West Terre Haute, IN on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at 1:00 PM, with Pastor Bob Roush officiating. Burial will follow in Bethesda Memorial Park. Visitation is scheduled for Thursday from 11:00 AM until time of service in the funeral home.
Online condolences can be left at: www.fitzpatrickfunerals.com