Michael Pearson 43, youngest of 9 children, of Midlothian TX, passed away early Saturday morning, June 7th, 2014 after a fatal car accident. Michael graduated from Freeman High School, and then went on to serve an LDS mission to Lisbon Portugal. He attended BYU and while he was there, he met and married the love of his life, Acacia Fountain Pearson. He then finished his education at the University of Washington earning his degree in Paper Science Engineering. He worked for many years at Georgia Pacific in Newport Oregon. He and his family have most recently been living in Midlothian TX. Michael had lots of passions in life. As the youngest of nine, he learned the value of a booming voice early on. He loved working with all types of metal-he really enjoyed smelting ore. Michael like to do everything big-He enjoyed grilling, gardening, gaming, sports, but most importantly he loved spending time with his family. He will be most missed for his wonderful energy, loud laughter, fun spirit, and his bear hugs that were legendary. He is survived by his mother Vicki Pearson and his 8 older siblings; Robin Foutch (Jeff), Lori Konshuk (Brad), Bobi Jean Andros (Tom), Scot Pearson (Amelia), Chuck Pearson, Kari Pearson, Steve Pearson (Geri), Kristi Parry (Rick); his wife Acacia Fountain Pearson and his children, Liam, Benjamin, Annabelle, Emmaline, and Sarah. His life will be celebrated on June 28th at 12:30 at the LDS Stake Center: 13608 E. Belle Terre Ave. Spokane Valley, WA 99214. Following the service, Michael's body will be laid to rest near his father who preceded him in death, in the Mt. Hope Cemetery in eastern Washington near his childhood home. A Memorial Fund has been set up for the family at: Citizens National Bank of Texas, 310 N. 9th, Midlothian TX 76065, Attn: Naomi. Please make checks payable to "For the Benefit of Acacia Pearson". Bell Tower Funeral Home of Post Falls, ID has been entrusted with arrangements
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Published in Spokesman-Review on June 23, 2014