David was a lifetime member of the Missouri Fox Trotting Horse Breed Association. He worked as a Special Education Teacher.
On October 25, 1980, David was united in marriage with Beth McCullough, who survives him of the home. He is also survived by one son, Colin McCullough Pearson and wife, Ember; two daughters, Jaclyn McCullough Pearson and Kaitlyn McCullough Pearson; mother, Thelma Pearson; one sister, Elaine Brownlee; one brother, Eric Pearson; two sisters-in-law, Joyce Hagler and Teresa McCullough; many nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.
David was preceded in death by his father, Robert Pearson; one daughter, Emily McCullough Pearson; and two brothers, Buck Pearson and Jim Pearson.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 12, at Gavioli Chapel in Eureka Springs. Interment will be in the Steward Cemetery in Fordland, Mo.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to the Good Shephard Humane Society Shelter, 6486 Highway 62 West, Eureka Springs, AR 72632. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.