November 17, 2018

Bobby Lee Pearson

Bobby Lee Pearson, 67, of Taylorsville, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, September 1, 2016.
He was born September 26, 1948, in Alexander County, son of the late Roy Harlan Pearson and Dolly Mae Chapman Pearson.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Roy Harlan “Bud” Pearson, Jr.; and a sister, Betty Pearson Jarvis.
Bobby attended Little River Baptist Church and was a member of Stony Point Masonic Lodge #593. He was employed for 36 years by H.T. Hackney as a truck driver.
He is survived by the mother of his children, Fay Matlock Pearson; a son, Don Pearson and wife Rhonda Gibson Pearson of Union Grove; a daughter, Leigh Pearson Moose and husband Joe of Statesville; a brother, Ricky Pearson and wife Sonya of Stony Point; four sisters, Patricia P. Miller and husband Ken of Kannapolis, Cindy P. Jolly and husband Johnny of Taylorsville, Kay Hubbard and husband Jimmy of Taylorsville, and Lynne P. Ham and husband Ronnie of Millers Creek, Wilkes County; and three half-brothers, Darrell Pearson and wife Karen, and Lloyd Pearson, all of South Carolina, and Mike Pearson and wife Jodie of Shelby.
Bobby considered his four grandchildren his greatest blessing. Brittany Moose of Stony Point, Carissa Moose of Statesville, and Hunter Pearson and Rhett Pearson of Union Grove will continue to cherish his memory. Bobby is also survived by a special friend, Cyndi Harris Ayers of Tennessee.
The funeral was held Sunday, September 4, 2016, at Little River Baptist Church, Taylorsville. Rev. Jeff Chapman officiated.
Pallbearers were: Hunter Pearson, Rhett Pearson, Terry Jarvis, Tracy Jarvis, Danny Jolly, Steven Jolly, Jerry Hubbard, and Todd Johnson.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Relay for Life American Cancer Society, ATTN: Relay for Life Alexander County, 1901 Brunswick Ave. Ste. 100, Charlotte, NC 28207.
Condolences may be e-mailed to the Pearson Family by visiting www.chapmanfuneralhome.com.
Chapman Funeral Home assisted the family of Bobby Lee Pearson.

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