David “Sam” Pearson, of Birchwood, died unexpectedly on Friday afternoon, January 11, 2013.
Sam was born June 7, 1945 in Alexandria, Va., and reared in Brentsville, Va. He graduated from Garfield High School in 1963, Pensacola Christian College in 1983 and Pensacola Theological Seminary.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Irma Pearson; sons and daughter-in-law, David Pearson, Jr. of Arlington, Virginia and Michael and Gina Pearson of Ooltewah; sisters, Mary Pumphrey and Pat Turner; brother, Bud Pearson; four grandchildren, Ryan, Brandon, Taylor, and Jackson and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 14, and 10-11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15, in Lakewood Baptist Church, Harrison.
Dr. David Bragg will conduct the service on Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 11 a.m. in the church.
Interment will be on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 11 a.m., in Grace United Methodist Cemetery in Hartwood, Va.
Send condolences at www.CovenantFuneral.com.
Arrangements are by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family-owned and operated.