Sherwood Pearce – Obituary


Sherwood Donald “Don” Pearce, 80, passed away peacefully Monday, July 26, 2021 at his home in Wake Forest.

Don as most people called him, was the son of the late Simon Bland Pearce and Mary Susan White Pearce.

He was a loyal attendee at Life Church PCCF and enjoyed it in his later years.

Don worked in various occupations during his life, including food sales, a security guard, and in Tool World at Lowes Home Improvement. One of his favorite pastimes was pond fishing with family and friends. He also served 6 years in the Navy of which he was very proud.

Don was a loving husband, father, and Pa-Pa. He is preceded in death by both of his parents and his son-in-law, Donnie Ray Pearce.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Marcia Cole Pearce, 2 children, Anita L. Pearce and Dianne H. Underhill and her husband Michael, 3 grandchildren, Donald E. Pearce, Russell A. Clark, II and his wife Amber, Kristina C. Keaton and her husband Kyle, a brother, Carl Pearce and a sister, Mary-Elizabeth Daniel, as well as many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at the home in the days leading up to the service.

A private graveside memorial service will be held at 10 o’clock Friday morning July 30, 2021 in the Wake Forest Cemetery.

A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Wake Forest, NC