Joshua L. Pearce, 24, 0f Brazil, passed away February 5, 2006, at his home.
He was born March 2, 1981 in Brazil to Gary "Hawkeye" Pearce and Rose Hayes Pearce.
Josh was a 1999 graduate of Northview High School, earning several academic achievements and awards, including the Lily Endowment Scholarship. He attended Rose Hulman Institute of Technology and Indiana State University and had been employed by PDF as a Laser Welder Operator for the last three years. He was a member of the Brazil Eagles Lodge and the Brazil Moose Lodge and enjoyed camping, fishing golfing, computers and music. He especially loved his family and friends and being surrounded by his loved ones as often as possible.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Raymond J. and Ruby E. Hayes, and William James and Kate Pearce.
Survivors include his father, Gary "Hawkeye" Pearce; his mother, Rose Hayes Pearce; a sister, Wendy R. Pearce; two nieces, Gara Haraway, Jalyn Morris; a nephew, Fischer K. Smith; several aunts and uncles and 22 cousins and their families.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday, February 10, 2006. in the Lawson-Miller Chapel, 1702 East National Avenue, Brazil, with visitation from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, February 9, 2006, in the funeral home. Burial will be in Bee Ridge Cemetery.
For more information or to light a candle in his memory, log on to www.frenchfuneralhome.com.