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Herman Edward Pearson

March 6, 1937 August 1, 2023
Herman Edward Pearson
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Herman “Ed” Pearson, Jr. of Chester passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 1st. He was 86 years old. He is preceded in death by his mother and father, Herman, Sr. & Frances (Bingham) Pearson. Survivors include his son, Herman, III “Ned” & Amy Pearson of New Kent, VA; his daughter Julia Pearson of Colonial Heights, VA; grandchildren Brandon, Corryn and Bonnie; great-grandchildren Jewlya. Cheyenne, Charlotte & Scarlett; brother Bill & Kay Pearson of Alcoa, TN; sister Linda of Titusville, FL; and several nephews, great nieces & nephews, and cousins.

Ed was born and raised in Emporia, Virginia. He served in the United States Army and worked as a civil engineer with the Tennessee Valley Authority and Woodward-Clyde and Associates in many states across the U.S. He retired from the City of Richmond Public Works Department. He was an avid antique collector and gardener.

A visitation will be held at Echols Funeral Home, 806 Brunswick Avenue, Emporia, VA on Sunday August 6th at 1:00 p.m. and funeral at 2:00 p.m. Graveside service will follow at Grace Church, 11450 Purdy Rd., Jarratt, VA.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shihtuz and Fur Babies Rescue at or Main Street United Methodist Church in Emporia, Va.

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