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John R. Pearson

June 21, 1945 ~ July 27, 2022 (age 77)

Obituary

     John R. Pearson, age 77, a resident of rural Portland, passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at his home.

     John was born June 21, 1945 in Portland, the son of Robert Pearson and Myrtle (Smith) Pearson. John graduated from Pennville High School in 1963 and served in the National Guard for 6 years. For many years John owned and operated Phillips 66 in Dunkirk. He also was a bus driver for the Jay School Corporation for 33 years and farmed in Noble Township for many years of his life.

 

Survivors include:

1 son – John W. Pearson (wife Hope) - Portland

1 grandson – Tucker Pearson - Portland

3 sisters – Roberta Duncan (Husband James) - Ossian

                Ruth “Joan” Teeters (Husband Clinton) - Fort Wayne

                Janice Vore - Portland

Several nieces and nephews    

John is proceeded in death by his 3 brothers Jim, Bill, and Jackie.

  Visitation will be held on Monday from 4-7 p.m. at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland.  Funeral services for John will be on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland. Pastor Herb Hummel will officiate and burial will follow at Spring Hill Cemetery in Fort Recovery, Ohio. 

Memorials can be directed towards the Parkinson’s Association or the donor’s choice.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
August 1, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Williamson, Spencer and Penrod Funeral Homes - Portland Chapel
208 N. Commerce
Portland, IN 47371

Funeral Service
Tuesday
August 2, 2022

11:00 AM
Williamson, Spencer and Penrod Funeral Homes - Portland Chapel
208 N. Commerce
Portland, IN 47371

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