Willard Thomas Pearl

September 14, 1933August 24, 2020

Willard Thomas Pearl, 86, born Sept. 14, 1933 in Pueblo, died Aug. 24, 2020 in Pueblo. Preceded in death by parents, William & Grace Pearl; Brothers Billy Pearl and Raymond Pearl; Sister Winona Potter; and first wife, Shirley Pearl. Survived by wife Donna Pearl; Sister, Ruth (Bob) Masgai; daughters Randi (J) Rosales, Traci (Doug) Shofner; Grandchildren Erin (Shaun) Mares, Dustin (Brandi) Shofner; Great-Grandchildren, Blake, Cameron and Payton Mares; step children Gary (Kristin) Smith, Julie (Bill) Smith; Step grandchildren Shannon (Josh) Behling, Regina (Craig) Keller, Travis Keller; and step great grandchild, Keziah. Willard graduated in 1951 from Pueblo Central HS. He was a Switchman on D&RGW Railroad from 1957-1971. He was the local Chairman of 204 from 1962-1971; UTU General Chairman from 1972-1983; UTU Vice President from 1984-1995, when he retired. He was also a member of the local Masons, Eagles, and ELKS Lodge. A special thank you to Sangre De Cristo Hospice for taking such good care of our husband, father, grandfather. Graveside Friday, Aug. 28, at 3pm at Imperial Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Online condolences can be offered at


  • Visitation

    Friday, August 28, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Friday, August 28, 2020


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Bob & Joyce Anderson

August 28, 2020

We were neighbors on Alta Loma for over 25 years.
Willie was always considerate, the nice guy to talk to, whenever.
Our kindest regards & sympathies to Willie’s entire family.
A good guy.

Bob & Joyce

Hank romero

August 27, 2020

Willard(Willie) and I graduated together and have been friends ever since. We did not see each other often, but we had some good times when we did. Good guy and friend who will be missed.

Robert McBrayer

August 27, 2020

My most sincere condolences to Willard's Family on his passing. We were classmates so many years ago. He lived a good life. May he now rest in peace.

Julie Smith

August 27, 2020

RIP Will, we will miss you.