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McConnell Funeral Home

137 North Main Street, Greenwood, AR

OBITUARY

Harold Laverne "Doc" Pearcy

October 28, 1935September 29, 2019
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Harold Laverne “Doc” Pearcy, 83, of Fort Smith, Arkansas passed away on September 29, 2019 in Greenwood, Arkansas. Laverne was born in Bayou, Arkansas to Louis “Doc” and Anna Pearcy on October 28, 1935. Doc graduated from Greenwood schools. He worked as a press operator for Dixie Cup for 17 years and was a journeyman mill wright for Burgess Sheet Metal. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, serving as a radio operator until he was honorably discharged in 1961. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal. He was a self-proclaimed professional crappie fisherman and enjoyed having fish frys for family and friends. The time with family was the most precious to him.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Friday, October 4 at McConnell Funeral Home Chapel in Greenwood with his brother-in-law, Larry Bridges officiating. Interment will be at Liberty Cemetery. Viewing will be Thursday from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. at the funeral home, where visitation with the family will be held from 5 – 7 p.m.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Linda of Ft. Smith; his children, Athena Pearcy Cook of Greenwood, Cliff Pearcy and wife, Detra of Greenwood, Gina Pearcy of Norman, OK and Billy Pearcy of Greenwood; two sons by marriage, Jamie Fletcher and wife, Tuesday of Roland, OK and Rocky Fletcher of Ft. Smith; grandchildren, Calvin Cook and wife, Karen, Joshua Pearcy and wife, Ann, Natisha Purvis and husband, Shane, Whitney Pearcy, Dexter Pearcy and wife, Chelsea, Andrew Pearcy, Austin Pearcy, Misty Fletcher, Shyler Fletcher, Tyler Fletcher, Nick Fletcher and Lindsey Fletcher; great grandchildren, Hannah Cook, Wayne Cook, Makenzie Pearcy, Elijah Pearcy, Linsey Purvis, Kaleigh Purvis, Addilyn Purvis, Kylah Pearcy, Isaac Pearcy, Jace Pearcy; his siblings, Charlene Carter (Ray-deceased) of Greenwood, James Lowell Pearcy of Mulberry, Mearl Pearcy and wife, Doralane of Van Buren, Sharon Blythe and husband, Bobby of Booneville, Donna Bridges and husband, Larry of Greenwood. He was preceded in death by one brother, Ervin Pearcy.

Pallbearers will be his grandsons; Calvin Cook, Joshua Pearcy, Dexter Pearcy, Andrew Pearcy, Austin Pearcy and Nick Fletcher. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1730 Moberley Lane, Suite 1, Bentonville, AR 72712.

A special thank you to Pink Bud Nursing Home and Heart of Hospice for the wonderful care of our loved one.

  • FAMILY

  • Mr. Pearcy is survived by his wife of 30 years, Linda of Ft. Smith; his children, Athena Pearcy Cook of Greenwood, Cliff Pearcy and wife, Detra of Greenwood, Gina Pearcy of Norman, OK and Billy Pearcy of Greenwood; two sons by marriage, Jamie Fletcher and wife, Tuesday of Roland, OK and Rocky Fletcher of Ft. Smith; grandchildren, Calvin Cook and wife, Karen, Joshua Pearcy and wife, Ann, Natisha Purvis and husband, Shane, Whitney Pearcy, Dexter Pearcy and wife, Chelsea, Andrew Pearcy, Austin Pearcy, Misty Fletcher, Shyler Fletcher, Tyler Fletcher, Nick Fletcher and Lindsey Fletcher; great grandchildren, Hannah Cook, Wayne Cook, Makenzie Pearcy, Elijah Pearcy, Linsey Purvis, Kaleigh Purvis, Addilyn Purvis, Kylah Pearcy, Isaac Pearcy, Jace Pearcy; his siblings, Charlene Carter (Ray-deceased) of Greenwood, James Lowell Pearcy of Mulberry, Mearl Pearcy and wife, Doralane of Van Buren, Sharon Blythe and husband, Bobby of Booneville, Donna Bridges and husband, Larry of Greenwood. He was preceded in death by one brother, Ervin Pearcy.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Calvin Cook
  • Nick Fletcher
  • Austin Pearcy
  • Dexter Pearcy
  • Joshua Pearcy
  • Andrew Pearcy

Services

  • Viewing Thursday, October 3, 2019
  • Family Visitation Thursday, October 3, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, October 4, 2019

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Opal Harris

October 3, 2019

I am a classmate of Laverne's. I was Opal Maness.
I was so sorry to read of Laverne's death.
I know he will be missed by his family.

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Biography

Harold Laverne “Doc” Pearcy, 83, of Fort Smith, Arkansas passed away on September 29, 2019 in Greenwood, Arkansas. Laverne was born in Bayou, Arkansas to Louis “Doc” and Anna Pearcy on October 28, 1935. Doc graduated from Greenwood schools. He worked as a press operator for Dixie Cup for 17 years and was a journeyman mill wright for Burgess Sheet Metal. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, serving as a radio operator until he was honorably discharged in 1961. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal. He was a self-proclaimed professional crappie fisherman and enjoyed having fish frys for family and friends. The time with family was the most precious to him.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Friday, October 4 at McConnell Funeral Home Chapel in Greenwood with his brother-in-law, Larry Bridges officiating. Interment will be at Liberty Cemetery. Viewing will be Thursday from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. at the funeral home, where visitation with the family will be held from 5 – 7 p.m.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Linda of Ft. Smith; his children, Athena Pearcy Cook of Greenwood, Cliff Pearcy and wife, Detra of Greenwood, Gina Pearcy of Norman, OK and Billy Pearcy of Greenwood; two sons by marriage, Jamie Fletcher and wife, Tuesday of Roland, OK and Rocky Fletcher of Ft. Smith; grandchildren, Calvin Cook and wife, Karen, Joshua Pearcy and wife, Ann, Natisha Purvis and husband, Shane, Whitney Pearcy, Dexter Pearcy and wife, Chelsea, Andrew Pearcy, Austin Pearcy, Misty Fletcher, Shyler Fletcher, Tyler Fletcher, Nick Fletcher and Lindsey Fletcher; great grandchildren, Hannah Cook, Wayne Cook, Makenzie Pearcy, Elijah Pearcy, Linsey Purvis, Kaleigh Purvis, Addilyn Purvis, Kylah Pearcy, Isaac Pearcy, Jace Pearcy; his siblings, Charlene Carter (Ray-deceased) of Greenwood, James Lowell Pearcy of Mulberry, Mearl Pearcy and wife, Doralane of Van Buren, Sharon Blythe and husband, Bobby of Booneville, Donna Bridges and husband, Larry of Greenwood. He was preceded in death by one brother, Ervin Pearcy.

Pallbearers will be his grandsons; Calvin Cook, Joshua Pearcy, Dexter Pearcy, Andrew Pearcy, Austin Pearcy and Nick Fletcher.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1730 Moberley Lane, Suite 1, Bentonville, AR 72712.

A special thank you to Pink Bud Nursing Home and Heart of Hospice for the wonderful care of our loved one.