Richard W. Pearson age 90 was born in Rockford, IL on July 1, 1924 and passed away on March 22, 2015. Richard was a resident of Phoenix for fifty-eight years. After thirty- seven of service, he retired from Mountain Bell Telephone Company. Richard was married to his wife, Kathleen ( deceased in Feb. 2000) for fifty- four years. He is survived by his sons, Ronald and Steven, daughters Sandra and Judy, along with seven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. Private services were held. Memorial contributions may be made in Richard's name to the Hospice of Arizona. P.S. Richard and Kathleen are now together at their Bingo Hall in the Sky.