Mr. Pearcy died following a short illness at 5:35 a.m. on Friday, July 27, 2012, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville.
He was born on Aug. 7, 1923, in Trigg County to the late Clyde Thomas Pearcy and Julia Ann Lacy Pearcy.
He retired as Deputy Chief of the Uniform Division of the Kenosha, Wisc., Police Department. He was a United States Navy Veteran serving in World War II and in the South Pacific. He was a member of the American Legion and was of the Protestant faith.
Mr. Pearcy was preceded in death by one brother, Dorris Leon Pearcy.
He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Audrey Joan Pearcy, of Cadiz; two brothers, Kenneth C. Pearcy (and wife Dixie) of Eddyville and Olin Mosley Pearcy of Cape Canaveral, Fla.; three sisters, Audrey A. Pearcy of Kuttawa, Patricia A. Alsobrook (and husband Merlin) of Princeton and Felicia A. Bostain (and husband David) of Hopkinsville; two sons, Patrick K. Pearcy (and wife Kathy) of North Charleston, S.C. and Timothy J. Pearcy of Cadiz; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Patrick Pearcy, Timothy Pearcy, Mike Rose, Kenneth Pearcy, Dick Tomlin and Roger Birdsong. Music was provided by Dan Wallace, fiddle, and Shawn Wallace, guitar.