Verle George Pearcy, 83 enjoyed a distinguished career in banking industry
Verle George Pearcy, 83, of Scottsburg died Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.
Funeral services were Sunday at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Mr. Pearcy started in banking at Westport, then moved to North Vernon and Knightstown, before going to Scott County State Bank where he was the former President of the Bank. He then became President of Fairmount State Bank retiring after 7 years at that position. Mr. Pearcy was a member of the Scottsburg First Christian Church, a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War, member of the Masonic Lodge, York Rite, Scottish Rite, and a Shriner. He was former president and member of the Indiana Banker's Association, member and former president of the Scottsburg Kiwanis Club, former board member for the Scott County Commu-nity Foundation and former Little League and Babe Ruth Baseball coach.
Born June 12, 1930 in Zenas, Mr. Pearcy was the son of the late George A. and Alma Merle Grinstead Pearcy. He was married March 28, 1951 to the former Doris M. Jamison.
In addition to his wife, survivors include son, Scott Pearcy (Leah) of Perry,
Georgia; a daughter, Luann Caudell (Stanley Brown) of Scottsburg; 10 grandchildren, Brian (Jennifer), Matthew (Tara), Ciera and Kayla Pearcy, Elizabeth (Eric) Jones, Treyton Caudell, Michael, Kerri and Craig Brewer and Beau Cass; and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Dean Pearcy; sister, Wanda Dixon; and a great- granddaughter, Jazlyn Pearcy.
Memorial contributions may be made to his church, Boy Scouts Troop 7 or Scott County Community Foundation through the funeral home.