Ronald Gene Pearson

December 28, 1947 ~ January 18, 2022 (age 74)


Ronald Gene Pearson, 74, Macy, passed away on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester.  

Born at Dukes Hospital in Peru, Indiana, on December 28, 1947, he was the son of Glen N. and Lillian A. (Priser) Pearson.  On June 8, 1969, at the Twelve Mile United Methodist Church, he was married to Carolyn A. Collins.

He was a 1967 graduate of Caston High School and worked at Switches in Logansport.  Growing up on a dairy farm outside of Twelve Mile, Indiana, he worked as a dairy farmer himself outside of Macy throughout his adult life, always using his favorite Allis-Chalmers tractors.  He enjoyed going to auctions, fish-frys, and sporting events, and he was an usher for Notre Dame Football games for twenty-five years.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Pearson, Macy; daughter, Cheryl Pearson, Macy; son, Eric (Amy) Pearson, Denver; five grandchildren, Abby (T.J.) Holman, Wabash; and Luke Pearson, Eleanor Pearson, William Pearson, and Sophia Pearson, all of Denver; one great-granddaughter, Hazel Holman, Wabash; and one brother, Jim (Connie) Pearson, Peru.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Brian Pearson; and sister, Glenda K. Shaver.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 25, 2022, at McClain Funeral Home, Denver, with Pastor Dave Jodry officiating.  Burial will follow in Ever-Rest Memorial Park, Cass County.

Visitation will be from 4-7:00 p.m. on Monday, at the funeral home.  

McClain Funeral Home, Denver, Indiana, has been entrusted with arrangements.  Condolences may be sent online at 

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.    

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January 24, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McClain Funeral Home
3500 W State Rd. 16, Post Office Box 248
Denver, IN 46926

Funeral Service
January 25, 2022

11:00 AM
McClain Funeral Home
3500 W State Rd. 16, Post Office Box 248
Denver, IN 46926

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