David Ray Pearce

David Ray Pearce, son of Raymond and Irene (Hutsell) Pearce, was born on May 3, 1949 in Walla Walla, Washington, and passed away on December 13, 2013 at his residence in Mtn. Grove, Missouri, at 64 years of age.

David grew up in Milton Freewater, Oregon, and later moved to Missouri. He was united in marriage to Linda Baker on May 17, 1973. Four children were born to this union.

David enjoyed being outdoors. When his health permitted, he liked hunting and fishing.

David was a loving and caring husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He will be missed very much by those who knew and loved him.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Jessica Sartor.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Pearce, of their home; four daughters, Vonda Groves of Newington, Connecticut, Sandra Sartor of Hartville, Missouri, Crystal Clark of Mtn. Grove, and Kimberly Pearce of Springfield, Missouri; one son, Anthony Pearce of Mtn. Grove; one sister, Nicki McDonald of Cabool, Missouri; two brothers, Jim Pearce of Eagle Creek, Oregon, and Rick Pearce of Germany; four grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.

Mr. Pearce was cremated and no memorial services will be held at this time. Arrangements were under the direction of Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home.

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