John David Pearson, a beloved husband, father, brother, and grandfather, passed away December 4, 2023 in Spring Hill, Tennessee. He was born on June 16, 1955 in Sisseton, South Dakota to the late Roger William Pearson and Marlys Jean Dahl Pearson.
John dedicated much of his life to his career in the Information Technology department at State Auto Insurance. With a sharp mind and a passion for technology, he excelled in his field and made valuable contributions to the company. John's expertise was greatly appreciated by his colleagues and he was respected for his professionalism and commitment.
However, John's true legacy lies not only in his professional achievements but in the way he lived his life. Those who knew him best would remember him as a caring and generous soul—always putting others before himself. His selflessness was truly remarkable and left an indelible impact on everyone he encountered.
Beyond his professional endeavors, John had a variety of hobbies and interests that brought him immense joy. He found solace in the art of wood carving, creating intricate pieces with dedication and precision. In his younger years, he also enjoyed fishing—an activity that allowed him to connect with nature and find serenity amid life's busy schedule.
Despite his numerous accomplishments, John considered nothing more important than his family. He was a devoted husband to Cynthia Ann Brown Pearson and their love served as an inspiration to all who witnessed it. The bond they shared was unbreakable—a testament to their unwavering commitment to one another.
John was also a loving father to Nicholas (Sarah) Pearson, Matthew (Tammi Hughes) Pearson, and doting grandfather to Alex Pearson and Maggie Pearson. His face would light up with pride every time he spent time with them—creating cherished memories that will be treasured by generations to come.
Alongside his immediate family, John leaves behind his brother James (Gayle) Pearson, sister Tammy (Tom) Satrang, sister Melissa (Joe) Brewster, and a wide circle of friends. His warm heart and compassionate nature touched the lives of many, leaving lasting impressions on all who were fortunate enough to cross his path.
John David Pearson will be remembered for his selflessness, kindness, and unwavering love for his family. His legacy will continue to live on in the hearts of those who were fortunate enough to have known him. While we mourn the loss of an extraordinary individual, let us also celebrate his life—a life that brought so much joy and inspiration to others.