J. C. Pearson, 72, died on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, at his residence, 3095 Old Manning Road, Sumter.

He was born on June 12, 1948, in Sumter, a son of the late James Jimmy Pearson Sr. and Lillie Mae Johnson Pearson.

Graveside services for Mr. Pearson will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Pearson Non Denominational Church Cemetery.

These services have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.