William Thomas Pearson

12/31/1925 - 06/14/2022


Mr. William Thomas “Billy” Pearson, age 96 of South Hill, passed away Tuesday,
June 14, 2022 at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital in South Boston, VA. He was a
retired rural letter carrier for the United States Postal Service, a U.S. Navy veteran and the widower of
Marion Rogister Pearson.
He was a lifetime member of American Legion Post 79, as well as a lifetime
member and Past Worshipful Master of Masonic Lodge #297 in South Hill.
Mr. Pearson is survived by his two daughters, Linda P. Taylor (Jay) of Richmond
and Lois E. Koch (Gary) of Agoura Hills, CA, two sons, Billy Gray Pearson (Debbie)
of Thornburg and Tommy Pearson (Tessa) of Manakin. He is also survived by his
sister, Sue P. Justis of South Hill, four grandsons and five great-grandchildren.
Per his wishes, there will be no service. Memorial contributions may be made to
First Baptist Church, 410 N. Mecklenburg Ave., South Hill, VA 23970, or to
Masonic Lodge #297, 508 N. Thomas St., South Hill, VA 23970. Online
condolences may be made through our website,
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  1. Sincere Sympathy

    It is with much sadness that I learn of Mr. Pearson’s passing. I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t aware of his name. My grandfather, Luther Thomasson, was very impressed with him and spoke so highly of his talents.
    May your many memories help sustain you as you receive the comfort only God can give. You are all in my prayers.

  2. My deepest sympathy to Linda, Lois, Billy Gray, Tommy and rest of Bill’s family….I have such fond childhood memories of both Bill and Marion because my siblings and I spent alot of time “playing” with their children…..we were close door neighbors so we were always welcome in their yard and many times the four of us girls were inside with girl talk and lots of laughs…beautiful Christian family…..R.I.P Bill 🙏🇲🇾🌹❤🌹Love to you all !!

  3. A church friend

    I did not know Bill well but I attended church with him and Marion for a long time. I may not have known either of them well but well enough to know how really a nice man he was….enough to know he cared about other people! I did visit in their home a few times while Marion was living and I worked with her for years at the hospital. I feel sadness for all the family because I do know how very nice he was and that you all have an empty spot in your life because he is gone. Prayers will be sent up for peace and good memories in your lives. I think it fair to say that the world was a better place because he was in it for over ninety years. Happy memories to the entire family!

  4. So sorry to hear of Billy’s death. One of the nicest men I have ever known.May God be with each member of his family in the months ahead without him. Lots of love from my home to yours.

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