Bob retired from the United States Air Force on June 30, 1980, and then worked as a superintendent for Bob Wolf Construction Company. He then accepted a position with CSC Government Solutions LLC, where he retired from in December 2014.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Leslie and Winifred, nee Muholland, Pearson; two sisters, Mary Catherine and Patricia Ann; a niece, Susan; and a nephew, Brian.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Betty Lois, nee St. Clair, Pearson, whom he married on August 14, 1954;
a son, Michael (Marlene) Pearson;
a granddaughter, Megan (Michael) Black;
a great-granddaughter, Charlotte Christine Black;
a sister, Michelle Pearson;
three brothers, James (Marilyn) Pearson, Patrick (Cheryl) Pearson, and Richard (Marie) Pearson;
nieces and nephews;
and great-nieces and great-nephews.
Memorials may be made to St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church or to the charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Msgr. William McGhee officiating.
Burial with military honors will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.