Obituaries for June 28

Christian Robert Georges Pearson, 75, of Keaau, formerly of California, died May 21 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Belgium, he was a retired computer technology professional, U.S. Air Force Vietnam War veteran, former host of Calvary Chapel Hilo’s “Worship Cafe” on the church’s KIHL-FM and bible study host who loved gardening, music and writing in California for many decades, retired from his profession as a computer technology expert and moved to Hawaii in 2004. He fell in love with the land and kept busy at gardening, and music and writing. Interment service noon Friday, July 8 at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2 pavilion in Hilo. Memorial celebration 11 a.m. Saturday, July 9, at Calvary Chapel Hilo. Memorial celebration in California at a later date for mainland family and friends. Survived by wife, Dr. Stephanie McCurdy-Pearson of Keaau; sister, Chantal (Larry) Hathman-Hearon of Texas; brother, Milton Pittman of Carson, Calif.; daughters, Monique (Greg) Butler of San Diego, Rashan Pearson of Humboldt, Calif., and Jeanine Pearson of Kent, Wash.; eight grandchildren and a great-granddaughter; nephews, nieces and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.