Donald Miller Pearsall
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Donald Miller Pearsall, devoted husband of 65 years and loving father of three sons, died peacefully at his home on Saturday, August 17, 2013.
Don was born in 1927 and grew up in Guthrie, Kentucky and Clarksville, Tennessee. He was a cheerleader in High school and a very outgoing and friendly fellow. He attended Vanderbilt University and University of the Ozarks, and became a registered pharmacist. He enjoyed a life-long career with the pharmaceutical firm of Eli Lilly, especially relishing the personal relations and interactions of business life. Don enjoyed helping people and building life long relationships.
Don was a gentleman with a ready smile, a winning personality and a lovely Southern accent. He was very detailed oriented and was always coming up with ideas and thinking of key components of any project that were not to be overlooked.
His memory lives on with his wife, Barbara; son, Don Jr. and daughter-in-law, Toni of Corrales, New Mexico; son, Frank of Bloomington, Indiana; son, Ted and daughter-in-law, Gillian of Austin, Texas; and three grandchildren, Sloan, Hillary, Russell and his wife Kelly, as well as the many people he met and worked with.
The graveside service will be held on Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 2 p.m., at Greenwood Cemetery in Clarksville, Tennessee.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, any remembrance go to the Guthrie Christian Church, Post Office Box 38, Guthrie, Kentucky 42234, Don's boyhood church home.
Arrangements entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040; (931) 645-6488. Online condolences may be made at www.neal-tarpley.com.
Published in The Leaf Chronicle on Aug. 23, 2013