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Wayne Lee Pearson

Visitation Info: Linnemann Funeral Homes Burlington
Interment Info: Linnemann Funeral Home Crematory

Wayne Lee Pearson, 58, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 28, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Ft. Thomas. Wayne was born in Dayton, OH on May 25, 1962 to the late Jack Lee and Barbara Anne Pearson. During his life, Wayne served four years in the Marine Corp., worked for 18 years as an IT Risk Analyst at IBM and the past two years at Fifth Third Bank. Family was the most important thing to Wayne. He was a wonderful Husband, Father, Brother and Friend. Being a very involved father, Wayne volunteered at all the schools his sons attended and coached his son Gavin in baseball for 16 years first at Boone County Knothole then with At The Yard Baseball Club. He also attended Civil War Reenactments with his son Evan. Wayne loved cars and raced for a period of time. Most of all, Wayne enjoyed baseball and basketball and was a huge fan of Xavier University Basketball. In addition to his parents, Wayne was preceded in death by his brother Jack Lee Pearson Jr. He is survived by his beloved wife of 29 years, Rhonda Pearson, sons Evan Wayne Pearson and Gavin Pearson, brother Jay Lee Pearson, and 4 nieces. A memorial visitation will take place on Thursday, March 4, 2021 from 5pm until 8pm at Linnemann Funeral Home in Burlington, KY.  The family has asked that you come dressed in your favorite sports team attire. In lieu of flowers Memorial contributions can be made at Online condolences can be made at

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Linnemann Funeral Homes Burlington

1940 Burlington Pike
12:00 am

Wayne Lee Pearson


Linnemann Funeral Home Crematory

Address: 30 Commonwealth Avenue Erlanger, KY - Kentucky 41018
12:00 am - 12:00 am

Wayne Lee Pearson


So sorry for your loss

We will always remember the great times, memories on & off the basketball court with the Pearson family! Love, prayers of comfort Shavanah, Lisa, Kobe, & Hailey Barnes-Spake

Our Deepest Sympathies

We are praying for your strength and comfort during this very difficult and sad time.
The Deere Family

Sorry for your loss.

So sorry to hear about Wayne. I worked closely with Wayne over the last couple of years and he was always so friendly and helpful. I will always remember his big heart that matched his big smile every time I saw him.

Heartfelt sympathy

We are very sorry to hear of Wayne’s passing and our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Deepest sympathy

I know words have little or no meaning at a time like this. Please accept my deepest and most sincere sympathy. Love. Catherine willis

Rhonda and family

I’m so very sorry to hear about Wayne thoughts and prayera

Sincerest sympathy.

My deepest condolences to the family. Such a great loss.

So sorry for your loss

I am so sorry to hear about Wayne. I really liked Wayne, he was the nicest most genuine person. He was a pleasure to work with. I enjoyed our numerous conversations that were not work related while working! He will be missed.

Pamela Imfeld

My Sincerest Sympathy

I was deeply saddened to hear of your loss. Wayne was an excellent colleague and we will surly miss his kindness and laughter. My heart go out to you in your time of sorrow. Stay strong.

So sorry for your loss

I worked with Wayne at Fifth Third. I am so sorry to hear of his passing. May he rest in peace with our Lord.

Love and prayers

I love you all so much. Wayne was the best guy I have ever known. Love to all.

Praying for your family!

I’m so sorry to hear this news! You are so strong Rhonda! Let me know how I can help you through this! Love you guys! ❤️❤️❤️

You will be missed from the Mays family

To the Pearson Family I’m sorry for your loss of Wayne he was a great man and I always enjoyed talking with him at civil war events and our time at other places thank you for your service and bless your family in the next few days. Cross the river and relax under the shade of the tree , we will meet again soon my friend