William Jay Pearl Sr.

BARK RIVER – William Jay Pearl Sr., of 2476 M-35, Bark River, passed away Sunday morning, Dec. 23, 2012, at his home in Ford River Township following a courageous battle against cancer.

Among survivors include his wife, Linda of Bark River.

The family of William Pearl will receive friends after the celebration of life service on Saturday, Jan. 12, at 11 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Escanaba. A luncheon will be served following the celebration.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Bill’s name may be directed to the First Presbyterian Youth Program or the Delta County Cancer Alliance.

The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Pearl family.