Richard (Dick) Pearse

July 26, 1928 – April 14, 2015

Richard (Dick) Pearse of Kamloops passed away peacefully on the morning of April 14.

He is survived by his younger brother, Peter Pearse (Vancouver); three daughters, Sue Pearse (Victoria), Chris Henderson (Valleyview, AB), and Pam Pearse (Abbotsford); one son, Don Pearse (Cache Creek), six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

Richard’s loving wife of 57 years, Carmen, predeceased him in 2008.

Richard spent his career in the grocery business, retiring to Barriere for a few years before returning to Kamloops later in life.

He loved the outdoors, especially fly-fishing and hunting, and for many years he was active in the Kamloops Fish and Game Club

A gathering of Richard’s friends and family will take place on April 25 at 2:00 pm at the Desert Gardens Centre, 540 Seymour Street in Kamloops.

Sharing of stories and memories will be followed with snacks and refreshments

Richard’s family would like to thank the staff of Gemstone Assisted Living for their kind and thoughtful care of Richard during the last year.


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