Roger Forrest Pearson, 89, of Rotonda West, Fla., passed away Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at Englewood Heath & Rehabilitation Center.
He was born Feb. 26, 1924, in Robertsdale, Ala.
Roger served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He graduated from Auburn University with his BS in engineering. Employed by General Motors, after 19 years he retired and moved to Florida in 1989. Roger was a member of American Legion Post 400 in Orlando, Fla.
He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Mary A. Pearson of Rotonda West; and one sister, Maxine Miller of Birmingham, Mich.
A service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Florida Gulf Coast Chapter, 3277-A Fruitville Road, Sarasota, FL 34237.
Arrangements are by Englewood Community Funeral Home with Private Crematory.