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Norman E. Pearson

Norman E. Pearson

November 15, 1957 - June 30, 2019     Age: 61

Mr. Norman E. Pearson, 61, of Yulee passed away Sunday, June 30, 2019 at the Warner Center for Caring.

He was a son of the late Coys and Mae Touchton Pearson and was born in Jacksonville.

He and his family moved to Yulee at the time he began the 3rd grade. He would live in Yulee for the remainder of his life. After school he began his working career. He eventually went to work for Anheuser-Busch and would continue there for over 30 years until his retirement.

Mr. Pearson loved hunting and fishing. In his youth he did more hunting than fishing. He loved deer and fox hunting and belonged to various hunting clubs in North Florida, South Georgia and South Carolina over the years.   

In earlier years he coached youth league girls softball in Yulee. From little league age to middle school he enjoyed coaching and guiding those on his team. His All Star team was a very special group of girls to him and he was happy to have been their coach.

While he enjoyed hunting, fishing and coaching those teams, he most loved “his girls”, those being his wife and daughter.

He leaves behind his wife of 43 years, Amanda R. Pearson; his daughter Kendall Pearson, also of Yulee; his sisters, Gloria Byrd and her husband, Gerald of Yulee and Teresa Dickinson and her husband, Donald, of Yulee as well as several dearly loved nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors from 5:00 until 7:00 PM.

Graveside funeral services will be held Thursday, July 4, 2019 beginning at 10:00 AM in Hughes Cemetery. Chaplain Jackie Hayes of Community Hospice and Palliative Care will officiate.

37 Condolences

  • FAYE LUCAS Posted July 1, 2019 3:06 pm

    AMANDA WE ARE SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT NORMAN YOU AND KENDELL ARE IN OUR PRAYERS

  • ELLEN AN PERRY WILLIAMS Posted July 1, 2019 3:37 pm

    SO SORRY TO HEAR THIS..AMANDA YOU WILL BE IN OUR PRAYERS.

  • Delores Strauder Posted July 1, 2019 6:08 pm

    Our prayers are with you and Kendall.

  • Dan Rhodes Posted July 1, 2019 6:47 pm

    My sincere condolences to the family on the loss of your love one….

  • Cindy Evans Posted July 1, 2019 6:50 pm

    Amanda, Kendall, Teresa and Gloria…..Clifford and I are so sorry to hear the sad news about Norman. He was such a funny guy….could keep you in stitches with his humor. Known you all for many years and my heart breaks for you all. Keeping you all in our prayers and sending a big hug your way.

  • Bonnie Brock Posted July 1, 2019 7:41 pm

    he was a very loving and kind man. I will miss him, May God bless his family and I will be praying for them.

  • Michelle sutton Posted July 1, 2019 11:08 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. Coach Norman was an amazing person. Praying for you mrs Amanda and Kendall. God bless yall

  • Shirley and Walter Clark Posted July 1, 2019 11:28 pm

    Amanda,Kendall,Gloria,and Teresa we are sorry to hear of the passing of Norman.We are sending prayers up for each one .God will wrap his arms around each one and give the comfort y’all need.

  • William Clark Posted July 2, 2019 12:05 am

    At this sorrowful period in your journey, I pray that God will grant you and yours the serenity and peace that you need to get through your loss. Godspeed.

  • Tommy,and Debbie Smith Posted July 2, 2019 8:28 am

    Amanda ,Tommy and I are so very sorry to hear of Norman’s passing ,please know our sincere thoughts and prayers are with you and family may he rest in peace

  • Cathy and Ed Glascock Posted July 2, 2019 8:49 am

    Amanda and Kendall… Ed and I are so saddened at the loss of our dear friend Norman. He was a wonderful husband, father, and friend. He always had such a welcoming smile, and great sense of humor. He will be missed. Our prayers are with you both during this tough time.

  • Jimmy Truett Posted July 2, 2019 9:24 am

    As you well know Amanda, Norman was a good friend and I will dearly miss him. My prayers are with you and Kendall in this time of sorry.

  • Claudell and Phyllis Rhoden Posted July 2, 2019 2:02 pm

    Heart broken, Norman was a very special man, praying for “His Girls”, that God’s Peace and Grace will cover you both on this very difficult journey

  • Sandra overstreet Ganey Posted July 2, 2019 3:36 pm

    Amanda I am sorry to hear of Norman passing my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • Danny Thornton Posted July 2, 2019 9:28 pm

    So sorry Amanda. He was a good man. I am Blessed to have known him.

  • Kathy and Jeff Colson Posted July 2, 2019 10:05 pm

    Jeff and I are so sorry to hear of Norman’s passing. We had tons of fun with all of you. He would want you to continue with your lives he was a good person and enjoyed life and it was so much fun being around him. Take care of each other we love you all.

  • Brenda Panke Posted July 2, 2019 10:24 pm

    Amanda, We are beyond sad to hear of Norman’s passing. He was such a good guy with a wonderful since of humor. Always saying something to keep you laughing. We was a great softball coach and had a big and everlasting impact on those girls. They really loved him. You and Kendall are in my thoughts and prayers..

  • Annetta Jones Crews-Larrison Posted July 2, 2019 10:28 pm

    Amanda, I’m sorry to hear about the loss of your Husband. Praying for your family.

  • Debi Locklear Posted July 3, 2019 12:33 am

    Amanda my prayers for you and your family.

  • Terry Mickey Posted July 3, 2019 4:55 am

    Amanda, my thoughts and prayers go out to you and Kendall. I am so sorry for your loss.

  • Susan Luce Posted July 3, 2019 5:32 am

    Amanda and family, Norman was a wonderful, smiling, happy man and a large part of memories in my past. He treated Carl like his son and was a great friend to Gene and I. I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers the coming days gets easier on your hearts.

  • John and Bernice Freeman Posted July 3, 2019 6:12 am

    Norman was always such a kind and caring soul with a great sense of humor. We are praying for you and Kendall, that your hearts will find peace, and that the love that surrounds you both, will bring you comfort.

  • Freddie & Jennifer Cruz Posted July 3, 2019 7:02 am

    We are truly sorry to hear about your loss Amanda and Kendall. Norman was a great man and he will be truly missed.. Wishing you both peace to bring comfort, the courage to face the days ahead, and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.

  • Janet Jones Hillis Posted July 3, 2019 7:27 am

    So sorry to hear about your loss. Prayers for you and Your family.

  • NATALIE BERGERON Posted July 3, 2019 8:06 am

    Uncle Norman will be missed. I was blessed to have him as an uncle. Aunt Amanda and Kendall, no words can express my sympathies. So many thoughts and prayers for him during his fight with cancer, and you both over the past couple of years. Continuing to lift you in prayer. I love you!

  • Megan Posted July 3, 2019 9:23 am

    Truly hate to hear this… most of my Yulee softball memories have him plastered in them. Such a breathe of fresh air he was, always smiling and laughing…i’ll Never forget that grin. I know there are no words to console you or Kendall but just know I am thinking of y’all and saying a prayer.

  • Bambi Williams Posted July 3, 2019 10:56 am

    Norman will be missed tremendously missed! I hated to hear this news. You have my deepest condolences and lots of prayer.

  • Mark and Sheryl Harper Posted July 3, 2019 1:05 pm

    Mark and I are praying for your family Amanda. We are so sorry for your loss. We are praying God’s peace over you. May the peace of God keep your hearts and minds through Jesus Christ our Lord.

  • Leanne and Ron Kennison Posted July 3, 2019 2:38 pm

    Amanda, prayers are with you and Kendall. So sorry for your loss

  • Jessica Nease White Posted July 3, 2019 3:02 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. Mr. Norman had a tremendous impact on the girls he coached; I was blessed to be one of them. Praying for peace and comfort for your family.

  • Jack and Lynn Weathers Posted July 3, 2019 5:00 pm

    Amanda and your family, we are deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Norman. Our sincere condolences to you during this difficult time. We hope you will find comfort in the memories that are yours to cherish always. You are in our thoughts and prayers,

  • Dianne Baldwin Posted July 3, 2019 6:30 pm

    Amanda I am so sorry to hear of Norman’s passing. Head was a wonderful man and a great coach to many girls. He made a impact on Brandy’s life. I’m praying for you and Kendall. I pray you find peace and comfort. God bless you both.

  • Doug & Karissa Starling Posted July 3, 2019 7:50 pm

    We’re so sorry to hear of your loss. Norman was such a good guy. Your in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Sharon Jones Posted July 3, 2019 8:44 pm

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss and our prayers go out to you and your family

  • Ann Horne Posted July 3, 2019 9:36 pm

    Amanda, I am so sorry for your loss. He seems like it was only yesterday that he would pull up to Hance’s and get gas. He was always so funny. My heart goes out to you and your family. Praying for you all.

  • Sandra & Dickie Thornton Posted July 4, 2019 3:36 am

    Amanda & Kendall so sorry for your loss. Norman was one of a kind! He and your family will always hold a special place in my heart. Pray God brings you comfort. I know Coys and Mae will take good care of him till you see him again.

  • Davis and Pam Turner Posted July 4, 2019 4:45 pm

    Amanda and Kendall, we love you and we’re going to miss Norman. He was a great friend and good neighbor. We especially enjoyed the moments around the fire, just soaking up the love of good friends and family be shared by all. Go speed Norman!

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