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Bob Pearce
June 11, 1932 - May 7, 2012

Bob Pearce, 79, entered into rest on May 7, 2012 in Escalon, CA. He was born on June 11, 1932 in Texas.

He is preceded in death by his loving parents, and his brother Glenn Pearce. He leaves behind his loving wife of 60 years Laverne Pearce, and their children Clifford and his wife Donna, Patricia and her husband Henry, and Virgil and his wife Judy. He also has one brother Kenneth and his wife Sharon, his nine grandchildren, and his 13 great-grandchildren.

Bob spent the last 20 years in Escalon with his wife Laverne. He loved pitching horseshoes. He traveled with his wife for 6 years by RV competing in horse-shoe competitions, especially in Yosemite. He enjoyed crafting wood and making all sorts of hand-crafted projects like chairs, tables, and boxes. When Bob was younger, he was very active and loved to fish and hunt. He will be forever missed and always remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, and friend.

Deegan Funeral Chapel is honored to be serving the Pearce Family. A graveside service will be held on Monday, May 21, 2012 at Burwood Cemetery, 28320 E. River Road in Escalon, at 1:30 P.M. For condolences to the family, please visit his online guestbook at

Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin

Friday, May 18, 2012