Michael E. Pearson, 52, of Richmond, died at 12:39 p.m., Friday, Feb. 22 2008, at his home.
Michael was born January 8, 1956 in Richmond to Mack Cody and Eleanor Berniece (Jung) Pearson. Michael was a wheel alignment technician for Calvert Tire for 22 years. He lived most of his life in Richmond. He was of the Christian faith. He was a 1974 graduate of Richmond High School.
Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Michael C. Pearson and his wife, Jessica, of Excelsior Springs; two daughters and one son-in-law, Tiffany Laughter and her husband, Clinton, of Rayville, and Ashley Michelle Pearson of Richmond; one brother, Mack Pearson of Minn.; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Mary Watkins and her husband, Doug, of Branson, and Marjorie Stuart of Richmond; and four grandchildren, Bailey Pearson, Cheslea, Audra and Elana Laughter.
In addition to his parents, one daughter, Tina Christine Pearson, preceded him in death.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.
Graveside services were held at 1:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 25, at the Richmond Memory Gardens.
Arrangements are under the direction of Thurman Funeral Home in Richmond.