Douglas Andrew Pearson

Douglas Andrew Pearson


Doug Andrew Pearson, 59, of Greentop, Missouri, passed away Saturday (May 14, 2016) at his home.

The son of Dennis Eugene and Carol Pauline (Wayman) Pearson, he was born July 2, 1956 in Kirksville, Missouri. On July 21, 1973 in Kirksville, Doug was united in marriage to Debbie Watt.

Doug is survived by his wife Debbie of the home; his mother Carol Kehrli; one son, Jason Andrew Pearson and significant other Crystal Ruggles of Greentop; one daughter, Lisa Small and husband Rob of Greentop; five grandchildren, Summer, Trevyn , and Raina Small, Austin McDannald, and Kasyn Pearson; two brothers, David Pearson of Kirksville, Missouri, and Rex Kehrli of Manchester, Iowa; one sister, Deanna Pearson of San Diego, California; one stepbrother, Randy Kehrli of Anamosa, Iowa; one stepsister, Julie Thurne of Alexandra, Virginia; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father; one brother, Dwight Pearson; two nephews, Waylon Pearson and Dustin Watt; his grandparents, Tommy and Hazel Wayman and Gad and Myrtle Pearson; and his in-laws Stewart and Janelle Watt.

Doug lived most of his life in Greentop. He was a member of the Lancaster Christian Church. Doug enjoyed attending all his grandkids ball games and family get togethers. He worked at Jim Robertson's Chevrolet for 11 years before opening up Pearson Motor Company in 2001. He also enjoyed working with his bobcat and tractor and fixing up old cars.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday (May 18, 2016) in the chapel of Travis-Noe Funeral Home in Kirksville, with Minister Billy Wallace presiding. Interment will follow the service at the Greentop Cemetery in Greentop, Missouri.

A public visitation will be held Tuesday (May 17, 2016) with the family receiving friends from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Travis-Noe Funeral Home in Kirksville.

Pallbearers will be John Sutter, Bruce Mollick, Leroy Parrish, Chuck Norris, Dennis Starrett, and Rusty Tarr.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Schuyler County Cancer Relief Fund. Memorials may be left at or mailed to Travis-Noe Funeral Home, P.O. Box 306, Kirksville, MO 63501.

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