William B. Pearson, 85, of Broken Bow, died Nov. 6, 2010, at the Golden LivingCenter in Broken Bow.
He was born June 15, 1925, at Wood Lake, to George and Mable (Hickman) Pearson.
Bill was united in marriage to Jean Tyler. The couple made their home on the family ranch south of Valentine and later in Broken Bow. He was later married to E. Nadene Cox. They lived in Arvada, Colo. and Callaway before entering the Golden LivingCenter.
Survivors include his wife, E. Nadene Pearson of Broken Bow; two daughters, Barbara and husband Gary McCormick of Sparks, and Constance and husband John Grieser of Broken Bow; two sons, Bill, Jr. and wife Cindy Pearson of Broken Bow, and Mark Pearson of Gibbon; 14 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Georgia Bellville of Valentine, and Emma Jean and husband George Sullivan of Lincoln; one brother-in-law, Dale Vose of Orleans; he is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
William was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Shirley Vose; two brothers-in-law, Lowell Belville and Bud Dietz; and a nephew, Gary Sullivan.
The Family has honored Bill’s wishes that his body be cremated. There will be no visitation.
A Memorial Service will be Nov. 12, 2010, at 2 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Callaway, with the Rev. Roger Gillming officiating.
Inurnment will be privately at the Rose Hill Cemetery by the family in Callaway.
Memorials are suggested to the family for later designation.
Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington and Callaway is in charge of arrangements.
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