John Leroy Pearson, 78, Wabash, died at 9:05 p.m. Friday, May 31, at Miller's Merry Manor West in Wabash. He was born Oct. 25, 1934 in Laketon, to Donald Leroy and Bertha (Baker) Pearson.
John worked for Dr. Moore Veterinarian Clinic, in Wabash, for 20 years retiring in 1996. He enjoyed his cats, dogs, and mowing the lawn.
He is survived by two sisters, Ida Perry, Wabash, Donna (Danny) Hall, Columbia City, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his sister, Barbara French.
Funeral services will be held at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, on Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 1 p.m. with Pastor Alice Smith officiating. Burial will be in Lagro Cemetery, Lagro. Friends may call 12-1 p.m., Tuesday, June 4 at the funeral home.
Preferred memorial is American Diabetes Association.
The memorial guest book for John may be signed at www.grandstaff-hentgen.com.