William Ferguson Pearce, III, age 43, a resident of Annapolis, MD died on Monday, December 8, 2014 at his residence.
Will was born on February 17, 1971 in Baltimore, MD to the late Mary and William F. Pearce, Jr. Will was a graduate of Walkersville High School in 1989. He worked as a Correctional Officer with the Wisconsin Department of Corrections for many years and was most recently a truck driver with F.M. Construction Co. in Clarksville, MD. In his spare time, Will enjoyed a variety of sports. For many years he was an avid softball player in Wisconsin and created several long standing friendships. He excelled in Football in High School and was an Assistant Football Coach for Randolph High School in Wisconsin in 2005. Here he enjoyed sharing his talents and passion for football with young athletes. Will was known to make those around him laugh and was always willing to help out a friend when needed. He leaves behind a very long list of dear friends in Wisconsin and Maryland. Will was most proud of his daughter Trinity, the love of his life. His heart was always filled with the greatest joy when Trinity was by his side. Will, will be forever missed by all those that crossed his path. He is survived by his daughter, Trinity Marie Pearce of Waupun, WI; his sister, Natasha Skinner and her husband, David of Annapolis, MD; his former wife, Marla Pearce of Waupun, WI; four nieces, Olivia, Elsa, Amelia and Audrey Skinner and a nephew, Evan Skinner. Also survived by aunts, uncles and other relatives.
A memorial service celebrating Will’s life will be held on Thursday, December 18 at 6 p.m. at Living Hope Community Church in Fox Lake, WI with visitation from 4-6 p.m.
In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established for his daughter, Trinity.