Lynn L. Pearson, M.D. age 83, of Jasper, Texas died Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont, TX. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Friday, November 20, 2020 at Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home in Jasper, Texas with a private Celebration of Life to be held at a later date.
Lynn L. Pearson, MD is a native of Fresno, California and a longtime resident of Jasper, TX. He was a graduate of the University of California, Irvine College of Medicine in 1963. He went on to be an orthopedic surgeon and had an office in Jasper, TX for over 30 years, practicing at both hospitals in Jasper.
Lynn had a love of the outdoors; hunting, Skeet and Trap Champion from California, snow skiing in his heyday, water skiing at the lake, making margaritas, smoking briskets, mowing the pasture and feeding the horses. He had the ability of calming the most frightened animals when lightening was striking around the barn.
Lynn is survived by his wife of over 29 years, Jennifer Pearson of Jasper, TX; daughters, Holly Pearson Townsend and husband Jeffrey of Austin, TX and Dawn Carlisle Buckingham, MD and husband Edward, MD of Austin, TX; son, David Williams and wife Julie of Pollok, TX; mother-in-law, Kathryn Kellum of Jasper, TX; brother-in-law, David Kellum and wife Janna of Tyler, TX; sisters-in-law, Jenny Kellum Covington of Huntsville and Barbara Kellum Sampson and husband Dean of Rockwall, TX; five grandchildren, Reagan McGinnis, Kellan McGinnis, Bailey Townsend, Hannah Buckingham and Dalton Buckingham.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lanier Neville Pearson, MD and Elizabeth Jane Pearson and his brother, Keith Pearson, MD.
Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army, 412 S. Third St., Lufkin, Texas 75901.
Services are under the direction of Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home of Jasper.
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