Lloyd Eric Pearson(July 10, 1923 - April 5, 2013)

Mr. Lloyd Eric Pearson of Sequim passed away on April 5, 2013, of age-related causes. He was 89 years old.

He was born in Bellingham, Washington, to Oscar and Gertrude (Hudson) Pearson.

Lloyd completed the 11th grade before joining the U.S. Army and serving as a corporal with the Army Combat Engineers. He served in the South Pacific from 1943 to 1946.

When he returned to Washington, he married Donna Lea Nugent on June 30, 1946.

Lloyd was a dairy farmer in Whatcom County and a Washington State Parks ranger stationed at Sequim Bay State Park for 26 years.

Lloyd came to the Olympic Peninsula in 1960. He was an active participant in his community, acting as a charter member of Sequim Bible Church and dedicating 32 years to Clallam County parks. He was also a SARC board member.

He is survived by his wife, Donna Pearson of Sequim; son Mark Pearson of SeaTac, Washington; daughters Laurie (Richard) Davies of Sequim and Kerri (George) Kalbleish of Lynnwood, Washington; and sister Shirley Miles of Bellingham.

He is also survived by four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A private memorial for his family has already passed.

Lloyd will be laid to rest at Sequim View Cemetery.

The family asks that memorial contributions be made to the Salvation Army, www.salvationarmyusa.org; or the Sequim Food Bank, 144 West Alder Street, Sequim, WA 98382.

Published in The Peninsula Daily News on Apr. 26, 2013