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Thomas Dale Pearman - Class Of 1969 VIEW PROFILE

Thomas Dale Pearman




Thomas Dale Pearman

Feb. 19, 1951 - Aug. 17, 2003

South Bend, IN - Thomas Dale Pearman, 52, residing on Brick Road, South Bend, Ind., passed away peacefully at 5:41 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 17, in Memorial Hospital, South Bend, with his immediate family at his side.

Mr. Pearman was born on Feb. 19, 1951, in Hughes Springs, Texas, and had resided in South Bend for the past 39 years. Tom's father, Lee Pearman, preceded him in death in 1995.

Tom was a Texan through and through. He will be remembered by friends and family as a patient, caring man who loved being outdoors. He enjoyed camping and riding his motorcycle with his best friend and beloved wife, Caroline.

Tom and the former Caroline Briggs were married on Aug. 5, 1995, in South Bend. Along with his wife Caroline of eight wonderful years, he is also survived by two daughters, Hannah Pearman and Molly Pearman, both of Atlanta, Ga.; one son, Nicholas Green of South Bend; his mother, Melba (Howe) Pearman of South Bend; two sisters, Joyce Trujillo of Dove Creek, Colo., and Terri Nomos of South Bend; two brothers, Randy Pearman of St. Joseph, Mich., and Chuck Pearman of Terre Haute, Ind.; and by 10 nephews and five nieces. Tom was also expecting the arrival of his first grandson, Elijah.

Tom will always be loved and missed by all who knew him.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 21, in the Palmer Funeral Home-Guisinger Chapel, 3718 S. Michigan St., South Bend. Tom's brother, Rev. Randy Pearman, pastor of the Niles Avenue Baptist Church, St. Joseph, will officiate. Friends may visit with the family one hour prior to the services on Thursday morning. There will be a celebration of Tom's life following the memorial service. The location of the celebration will be available at the funeral home following services.


03/17/2021 DEC

South Bend Tribune

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