DUNCAN, Okla. – T.J. Pearson, 79, of Duncan, Oklahoma passed away Monday, May 27, 2013 at his home in Duncan surrounded by his family. Graveside services will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, June 1, 2013 at the Lake City Cemetery in Lake City, Iowa.

T.J. was born January 18, 1934 in Auburn, Iowa to Asa & Nancy (Vaughan) Pearson. He retired after 24 years as a mail carrier for the U.S. Post Office, he was a commander of The Civil Air Patrol anda veteran of the U.S. Air Force. T.J. was a lay preacher for The Church of Nazarene having pastored the Comanche in Comanche, Oklahoma and The Church of Nazarene in Henrietta, Texas, he also was a member of the Letter carrier Association.T.J. and Audene Wright were married June 8, 1954 in Ryan, Oklahoma.

Survivors include his wife Audene of the home, sons Asa C. Pearson & wife Patricia of Duncan, T.J. Pearson Jr. of Duncan, a daughter Vonda Howard & husband Jimmy of Edmond, Oklahoma, brother Asa B. Pearson of Mt. Vernon, Washington, sisters Alice Lindquist of Ida Grove, Iowa and Nancy Lensing of Chicago, Illinois, 10 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

T.J. was the best Husband, Dad and Grandpa.

Online condolences can be left at www.lampefuneralhome.com.