William I. "Bill" Pearl

PEARL, WILLIAM "BILL" I., 75, of Louisville, passed away September 26, 2013.

He was born August 8, 1938 in Ft. Knox, KY to the late John and Thelma Pearl. Bill enjoyed computers and photography.

Besides his parents, Bill is preceded in death by his brother, Howard Pearl, and son Gary Gividen.

Bill is survived by his wife of 39 years, Rita Pearl; two sons, Mark Gividen of Battletown, KY and Bryan (Karen) Pearl of Owensboro, KY; four daughters, Laranda Thompson of Shepherdsville, KY, Allyson (John) Pearl of Fairfield, CT, Kendra (Doug) Bennett of Orange County, CA, and Trina (Danny) Patty of Hardinsburg, KY; 19 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; brother, Kenneth (Ruby) Pearl of New Albany, IN; sister Doris (Eugene) Frieburger of New Albany; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Newcomer Funeral Home - Southwest Chapel (10304 Dixie Hwy). Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until time of service.

A special message can be made to the family at www.newcomerkentuckiana.com.


Funeral Home

Newcomer Funeral Home
10304 Dixie Highway Louisville, KY 40272

Published in The Courier-Journal on Sept. 29, 2013