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Spec Danny Lee Pearson, Sr

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Spec Danny Lee Pearson, Sr

  • Birth 12 Nov 1948 Illinois, USA
  • Death 13 Jan 1974 Sunny Valley, Josephine County, Oregon, USA
  • Burial Bloomfield, Davis County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 7498718

Danny, a decorated Army veteran of the Vietnam War and a truck driver, was killed when he lost control of his truck and it left the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 and overturned. He was survived by his wife, Janice, his children, Dana, Danny, Jr., and Kathy, his parents, John, Sr. and Alice, and his brother, John, Jr.

For his service in Vietnam, he received the following awards:

Bronze Star Medal
Purple Heart with Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster
Air Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal with three Bronze Service Stars
Republic of Vietnam Campaign Ribbon with Device (1960)
Sharpshooter Badge with Autorifle Bar / Rifle Bar
Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm Unit Citation

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  • Created by: Dustin Oliver
  • Added: 26 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7498718
  • Kathryn Stoltenberg
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Spec Danny Lee Pearson, Sr (12 Nov 1948–13 Jan 1974), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7498718, citing Bloomfield IOOF Cemetery, Bloomfield, Davis County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Dustin Oliver (contributor 37143366) .