Roy ìHermanî Pearson, 70, of Hendersonville died Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at Pardee Memorial Hospital.
Born in Gaston County, he was the son of the late Onnie and Pat Pearson. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Vernon, Dean and Yates Pearson, and sister, Rachel Mixon.
Mr. Pearson was a member of Upward Baptist Church. He enjoyed playing the banjo and was a member of the former bluegrass gospel band, the Southern Mountaineers.
He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Dale Lamb Pearson of Hendersonville; daughters, Kay Jones and husband, Buddy, and Gail Thompson and husband, Alan; grandchildren, Dylan Thompson and Gabby Thompson; several nieces and nephews; and Papawís little Grayce.
A funeral will be held at 2 PM Friday at Upward Baptist Church. The Reverends Paul Chandler and Dan Blackwell will officiate. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 ñ 8 PM Thursday at Shuler Funeral Home. At other times, they will be at the home of Kay and Buddy Jones.
Upward Baptist Church - Directions
901 Upward Road
Flat Rock, NC 28731