Keith Leon Pearson
Keith Leon Pearson, age 69 passed away on October 21, 2018 surrounded by his wife and children. Keith was born on May 3, 1949 in Wheeling, West Virginia to parents Carl W & Cora M Pearson, both of whom preceded him in death.
Keith was a Vietnam Veteran having served in the United States Army Special Forces as a Green Beret Paratrooper. He was a member of the Carl Morrison American Legion Post #363 in Rockport, Texas.
On October 31, 1987 he married Sandra Hutson Pearson and lovingly opened his heart to her two daughters, Amanda and Stephanie. They, in turn, lovingly gave him the title of Dad.
After he proudly served his country, he had a long career in construction primarily as a construction superintendent on many local jobs some of which included the Rockport-Fulton High School renovation, Rockport-Fulton Middle School, The Jewish Community Center of Corpus Christi, and many others. His final project was the Goliad Event Center. He was proud of his many accomplishments in this line of work.
He is survived by his wife, Sandra, of 31 years and his daughters Amanda (Logan) Burton of Rockport and Stephanie (John) Reed of Portland. He was affectionately known as Grandpap by his grandchildren Adyson and Kinslee Burton and Chris and Caitlyn Reed.
He is also survived by siblings Jenny Pearson of West Virginia, J. Brent (Wendy) Pearson also of West Virginia, and many extended family and friends. He is preceded in death by both of his parents and a brother Carl W. Pearson of Florida.
Private family services will be held at the Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery in Corpus Christi.
A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 1:00-3:00 pm at the Carl Morrison American Legion Post #363 in Rockport, Texas.
In lieu of flowers the family ask for contributions or donations be made to the American Legion Auxiliary #363 of Rockport, TX.
The family would like to say a special thank you to Harbor Hospice for their outstanding compassion and care.
Online condolences may be made at www.charliemarshallfuneralhomes.com
Arrangements entrusted to:
Charlie Marshall Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc.
2003 W. Wheeler Ave.
Aransas Pass, Texas 78336
Dear Sandra, Today, I was saddened to learn of Keith's demise,he was a real Trooper as he battled his illness. Always kind and a smile. Our heart felt condolences to you and all your family . God speed and bless your journey, Keith, and God comfort and hold Keith's family in your loving hands.
Linda Allison and Bob Gotthard . .
linda allisonrockport, TX
Keith, save me a place, on the other side. Semper Fi. Mike
Mike WestValley Grove, WV
Rest in peace, prayers for your family and you. No more suffering. May God bless Sandra, the girls and their familes.
Yvonne PerezPflugerville, TX
Wish I had a little. Bit of time to talk to Keith and bid him farewell. My best to his family who I am Sue will miss him dearly! Farewell and RIP to a wonderful friend.
Russ TerrillWheeling, WV
So sorry for your loss and God bless
Pat ReichelRockport, TX
Sorry for your families loss
Ronald Kluskey Della Sorry for yourkluskeyWheeling, WV
Keith, May rhe lord comfort you and give you peace in your new home.
Russell TerrillWheeling, WV
We are so sorry for your loss- you are all in our prayers- Marsha and Vic Rhoads
Marsha RhoadsRockport, TX
We were Blessed to have known Keith and his family. (especially his daughter Amanda) May He Now Live In Eternal Peace With Our Loving Father.
Love, Peace, Prayers, and Blessings To His Family, From Our Hearts.
Oh, and Welcome Home Brother (in arms). Slow Salute Sir....
Buddy (Thomas) and Oeggy St. JohnRockport, TX
You will be missed greatly.
Rachel Ann HughesAustin, TX
Keith is loved so much by his family, and that is what tells the person he is. We were privileged to have known Keith the last few years. We pray the Lord gives you comfort, joy, wisdom and understanding as you look forward to reuniting in Heaven.
Bob and Judy ReedPortland, TX
Rayers for all and GOD BLESS.
James Pickett SrSpring Branch, TX
Vivian chapmanRockport, TX