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L. Wayne Pearson, Sr.
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:
  • All Saints Lutheran Church
    2107 North Highway 17
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
  • Newberry College
    2100 College Street
    Newberry, SC 29108

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“Trish and family, so sorry for your unexpected loss. What a great guy. we know you will miss him tremendously. God bless Wayne and family. Lots of...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: clair and cindy orvin - pinopolis, SC

“To the Pearson family; I worked with Wayne back in 1988 helping raise the capital to start Low country Savings Bank. Wayne was a remarkable man he...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Lee Bradley - Suwanne, GA

“Richard and I are so sad to hear that Wayne has passed. We always enjoyed being with Wayne at Newberry College events and his presents will be...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Polly Carter - Newberry, SC

“Patricia, Cynthia and I were sorry to hear of Wayne's passing. We both have only good memories of you both from St. Marks days as well as business....Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Larry and Cynthia Amick - SC

“Enjoyed serving on banking committees with Wayne over the years. He always had something valuable to add and usually had us laughing at a funny story...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Curtis Tyner - Hartsville, SC

“Fred and I are deeply saddened to hear of Wayne's passing from this earth. May memories of happier times bring you comfort in the days to follow. ...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Lynn & Fred Gehrisch - Highlands, NC

“Tricia...Please accept our deepest sympathies re your loss of Wayne.He was a very fine man, which you know, but it deserves to be repeated over and...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Roy McCollum - Atlanta, GA

“Sincerest condolences to the Pearson family. Mr. Pearson was a great man. He always made me feel like family when I was around. Our thoughts and...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Bryan Carter - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“With deepest sympathy....A life well-lived is a lasting inspiration. May you hold dear in your heart your treasured memories. My prayers to you,...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Jerry and Lois Davis - SC

“Trish and family,Tim and I were so sad to hear of Wayne's passing!Our thoughts and prayers are with you.THinking of you always,Karen and Tim Stark ”
10 of 19 | Posted by: Karen and Tim Stark - Sarasota, FL

“Trish I'm sorry to hear about Wayne and want you and the boys to know that we're thinking of you and your in my thoughts and prayers. Take care. ”
11 of 19 | Posted by: Lynnette Stockman - Columbia, SC

“David and I are saddened to hear of Wayne's passing, but we are praying for his family and hold memories of growing up in Mount Pleasant together. ...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Sally Burn Sweatt David Sweatt - SC

“Dear Trish and family,Please accept my sincere condolences for the loss of Wayne.Wayne was a total delight. He touched so many lives in so many...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Teri Dolci - Highlands, NC

“We are so sorry for your loss. Wayne was such a sweet man that truly loved his family. All of you are in our prayers. ”
14 of 19 | Posted by: Mitzi Fargis - Charleston, SC

“We are so sorry for your loss. Wayne was an amazing man, with a quicksmile and a funny response.You are in are hearts and prayers. ”
15 of 19 | Posted by: Al and Annette Odom - Highlands, NC

“Trash & Family, our hearts are broken over the loss of Wayne. He will truly be missed, especially his sense of humor & little jokes that always kept...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: Sheryl & Jimmy Youell - Highlands, NC

“Mrs. Pearson, Lewie and CarterPlease accept my sincere condolences to all ofyou on your loss of your husband and Father, Wayne. He was a dear friend...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Karen Jeffords - Hartsville, SC

“Over the past 50 years, only a small handful of Newberry College alumni gave more to our alma mater than Wayne, in terms of Time, Tokens, and Talent....Read More »
18 of 19 | Posted by: Frank Snyder - Rock Hill, SC

“My thoughts and prayers for one of my dearest friends! ”
19 of 19 | Posted by: J Norris - Murrells Inlet, SC


Wayne Pearson, 70, of Isle of Palms, South Carolina, died March 15, 2018. His Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, March 20, 2018 in All Saints Lutheran Church, 2107 N. Highway 17 at 11:00 am. Interment will follow in Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at J. Henry Stuhr, Mount Pleasant, on Monday, March 19, 2018 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Wayne was born on January 23, 1948 in York, South Carolina, son of Clarice Childers Pearson and the late Lewis Paul Pearson. An active member of All Saints Lutheran Church, he graduated from Moultrie High School and Newberry College. Wayne was a proud member of Kappa Alpha Order and an inductee into the Kappa Alpha Court of Honor. He served as an elected Trustee of the Board of Newberry College for 15 years and continued to serve as a Trustee Emeritus. Wayne was organizer and President of Lowcountry Savings Bank and Southcoast Community Bank. He served on the South Carolina State Board of Financial Institutions.

He is survived by his wife of forty-two years, Patricia Brehmer Pearson, their sons Lewis W. Pearson Jr, and Patrick Carter Pearson; his daughter-in-laws Carrie Mann Pearson and Molly France Pearson; his wonderful grandchildren Haywood Roland Pearson, Betty Reece Pearson and Harper Elizabeth Pearson; his mother Clarice Pearson and his brothers Stan, Ronnie, Frank and their families.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to All Saints Lutheran Church of Mount Pleasant or Newberry College, 2100 College Street, Newberry, South Carolina 29108.