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John L. Pearl

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A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, March 13, 2014, 10:00 am, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on Spruce St. in Gridley for John L. Pearl, 53 of Gridley. John passed away March 7, 2014 at Stanford Medical Center in Palo Alto, CA.

John was born on October 7, 1960 in Los Angeles, CA to Frank and Ruth Pearl.

He was a longtime resident of Gridley, having worked as a farm and large equipment mechanic. He enjoyed equipment design, hunting, fishing and watching westerns, he also enjoyed machining, metal fabrication and wood working. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and son. He was a member of the LDS church and served in many positions.

John was preceded in death by his father, Frank Pearl, two brothers and one grandson.

He is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Angela Pearl of Gridley CA; his mother, Ruth Pearl of Westwood, CA; four daughters, Mary (Frank) McCarthey of Gridley, CA, Amber Pearl of Boise, ID, Emily (Matt) Mecham of Denton, TX, Nicole (Luis) Peck of Rexburg, ID; two sons, Seth (Kyla) Pearl of Gridley, CA, Kyle Pearl of Yuba City, CA; one brother, four sisters, and seven grandchildren.

Bishop Bryan Pratt of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, First Ward will officiate the Funeral Service.

Family suggests contributions to the LDS Church missionary fund or Boy Scouts of America.

Arrangements are entrusted to Gridley Block Funeral Chapel.

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Published in Appeal Democrat on Mar. 12, 2014
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