Raymond Pearce, 90, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 in Graham. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Eastside Church of Christ. Burial will follow in Pioneer Cemetery under the direction of Morrison Funeral Home.
Raymond was born Feb. 3, 1928 in O’Donnell, to the late Thomas Marcus and Gertrude Susan (King) Pearce. He married Opal Zedlitz, Feb. 3, 1950 in Tahoka. Raymond was a retired oilfield engine mechanic and a member of Eastside Church of Christ. He moved to Graham in 1982 from Kermit.
Survivors include: wife, Opal Pearce of Graham; daughter, Karen Hampton and husband Steve of Houston; sons, Karl Pearce and wife Kayla of Keller, Kenneth Pearce and wife Patty of Granbury, Kelley Pearce and wife Donna of Graham; ten grandchildren, Josh and Sara Hampton, Brantley Pearce and wife Adrienne, Amber, Amanda, and Alyssa Brennan, Jordan Martin and husband Jason, Alyssa and Kevin Pearce, Kylie Ferguson and husband Alex and eight great-grandchildren, and one on the way.
He was preceded in death by brothers, Melvin and G.R.; sisters, Emma Lee and Zada Bell, daughter-in-law, Suzan, and great granddaughter, Audrey.