WAKEENEY — Bill Pearson, 90, WaKeeney, died Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at Trego County Lemke Memorial Hospital in WaKeeney.
He was born on May 6, 1922, in Morland, to Joseph and Mildred Alice Pearson.
He was a 1940 graduate of Morland High School and served in the United States Navy during World War II.
On June 7, 1946, he married Billy LoRee Brumbaugh, in Hill City. She preceded him in death.
Bill worked for many years for United Telephone Company.
He is survived by two daughters, Sue Brownlee and Shelly Washington, both of Garden City; five grandchildren, Shannon Partridge, Jennifer Mendenhall, Eryn DeMoss, Joshua McRae and Justin McRae; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a daughter, Sheryl Evinger; and two sisters, Crystal and Lorene.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Ogallah Christian Church with. Burial will be in the WaKeeney City Cemetery with military honors.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Ogallah Christian Church and may be sent in care of Schmitt Funeral Home, 336 North 12th, WaKeeney, KS 67672.
Condolences may be sent to the family at schmittfuneral.come.