Earl Pearce Sr.

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Earl L. “PeeWee” Pearce Sr., 78, of Wintersville, OH, passed away on Thursday, October 5, 2017, at his home of natural causes.

PeeWee was born in Steubenville on May 13, 1939, a son of the late John L. & Helen Ingold Pearce.

He retired from Weirton Steel as a tin mill foreman. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating and the Steubenville Big Red He also was a member of Mingo Sportsman Club and coached Wintersville Little League (Twins) for 30-plus years.

PeeWee is survived by his wife, Carole J. “Muggy” Marling Pearce; children Earl L. “PeeWee” Jr. of Richmond, OH, Kaye (Jim) Vahalik of Westerville, OH, Kim (Rusty) Krugh of St. Marys, OH, and Kelli (Brian) Cook of Hilliard, OH; brother Charles (Charlene) Pearce of Mingo Junction; step-sister Rose Marie of East Springfield, OH; daughter-in-law Tina M. Pearce of Bloomingdale; grandchildren Jimmy, Mitchell, Caitlin, Kylee, Taylor, Hunter, Kami and Kassie; and his beloved dog, Chloe.

Friends may call at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Road, Wintersville, OH on Monday, October 9, 2017, from 4 p.m. until time of services at 7 p.m. Entombment at Fort Steuben Burial Estates.

Offer condolences at www.shorac.com.