Robert Pearl, 87, passed away peacefully at his Greenwood home Monday, Aug. 5, 2013.
He was born to Lewis and Maggie Pearl in Midland on July 30, 1926.
He graduated from Midland High School and then served his country in the U.S. Navy as a seaman first class during World War II.
He married Jean Pearl in 1948. They both were longtime members of Our Lady of the Greenwood Catholic Church.
He is survived by two sons, Steve and Randy Pearl; four daughters, Christine Pearl, Julie (Terry) Thompson, Nancy (Bob) Poole and Joanie (Randy) Morgan; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded by his wife of 64 years, Jean Pearl; and a son, Kerry Pearl.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday at Calvary Cemetery Chapel, 435 W. Troy Ave., Indianapolis. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time Thursday at the chapel. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Indianapolis.
Arrangements are being handled by Legacy Cremation and Funeral Services in Indianapolis.