SPRINGFIELD - In celebration of the life of Corey R. Pearson, 46, of Springfield Ohio, a wonderfully devoted husband, father, son and brother, and servant of Christ is now glowing in the presence of His Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Corey was born March 30, 1966, in Greenville Ohio to wonderful parents, Carl and Elaine Pearson, and he went to be with Lord on Nov. 23, 2012.
Corey loved to share his love and faith with all of those he came in contact with. Corey was active in church in youth ministry for 20 years as well as a talented vocalist and touched many lives. He was very involved throughout the years with area baseball and softball teams serving as a coach and devoted fan positively impacting youth.
He was employed by Speedway Corporate Office in Enon. Corey was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene.
He is survived by his loving family, his parents of Greenville; wife Janene; son, Ryan and daughter, Cortney Pearson; brothers and sisters-in-law, Greg and Darlene Pearson, Chris and Carol Pearson; sister and brother-in-law, Missy and Doug Goodman. Also surviving are his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Dorothy and Eugene Cloyd; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Linda and Wilbert Raby, Janet and Mark Ashworth, Gary and Jane Cloyd, Darlene and Dale Ary, Ron and Lisa Cloyd, and Janel and Mark Baker; several aunts, uncles, and cousins; and numerous nieces and nephews. He also had many faithful and devoted friends.
He was preceded by his maternal and paternal grandparents.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 1 to 3 and 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield.
Corey's funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at High Street Church of the Nazarene with Pastors Keith Sarver and Gary Cloyd officiating. Memorial contributions may be given to First Church of the Nazarene Springfield, Capital University Baseball team Columbus, or the Ohio Danger Softball team, Springfield.