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COLIN BRIAN PEARCE
Date of Service: 12/11/2022
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: Amity Rose Funerals
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Our heartfelt deepest sympathy to all the Families in your deep loss of Colin.Thinking of you all at this time. Will be forever remembered by our family .
My condolences to Colin's family with this sad news.
Our heartfelt sympathy to all Colin's family.
Remembering our school days and later shearing together.
I remember the years gone by Colin, on the farm when you were shearing and in later years at all the Pearce reunions. You always wore a smile and carried plenty of jokes up your sleeve. You made everyone around you feel important and valued just by being present. You will be sadly missed.
Uncle Colin. What can I say. Your terrible dad jokes were what I remember the most. You used to come around and have a cuppa every week with mum and I when we were living in Albany and recite lines from adverts on tv. The two that stick to my mind to this day “ don’t ya just love it ,fancy getting paid for having this much fun”. And the other one being “ he can’t read or write but he can lift heavy things. I can still hear him saying them years later. Anyway, uncle col I bet Aunty Colleen is up In heaven fussing over you and making you cups of tea. We loved you and you will be missed.xx love to Wendy, Donna, Raymond and Sue and all the family. With love from Glenys, Kerry, Frank, Jack and Toby xx
12th November 1966, my 23rd birthday and wedding day. Colin stood with me that day as a groomsman. Exactly 56 years on I will be saying goodbye to Colin. Two days so far apart in meaning, with only an understanding of what the word "Mate" really means ". The shed had thousands of stands; there were untold shed hands
There was one gleaming gold catching pen
The Lord said, “Welcome son, you’re on stand number one
We just can’t do without you, Amen”.
Rest Easy Col no doubt to the sound of Charley Pride or Don Williams singing. We had so much fun as younguns tho I never could teach you to dance.You were always a good caring Dad to Wendy and Donna, and you never left Danny out ever. Im so glad that tho many miles apart we always were friends. Im gonna miss your jokes and loud singing an phone call on my birthday. You never missed one. Thanks for sharing the larrican but good bloke you were with me. Till we meet again an dont worry I will bring a guitar. Miss you Sandy xxxxx
To my dad of 50 years you came into my life when I was just a 10 year old my first 10 years were scary. Then you meet my beautiful mother and took the 3 of us on. Dad you were what a boy wanted a dad you brought us motorbikes made me proud that I could go and race you made us the best billy cart but no brakes :) coming down serpentine st was scary. Dad you never spoke of Vietnam as I got older I can understand why if I was in a war I would want you by my side. It was with great pride to see you marry my beautiful mum you gave her a life and you gave me life. You were there for me to go from boy to a man. Love you mate xx
I first met Colin at ‘Pucka’; April 1970. Little did I know it then, but we completed the duration of our National Service in each other’s shadow. We shared many hours doing night time picquet duties on the gun; whilst training and overseas. In my minds eye he was “Mr Dependable”; he was always there and gave his best. No backchat from Col; his eyes and facial expression’s spoke volumes for the words he never spoke. I was lucky to have a man of Col’s calibre watching my back whilst on operations in Vietnam.
Colin, I was so thrilled to catch up with you again back in 2019. Being the youngest Pearce cousin and living in Newcastle NSW, I did not get to know my older Pearce cousins too well. But we had a wonderful afternoon together laughing and I felt close to you. Wishing I could be there with everyone celebrating your life. Sending lots of love to all the family. Finally at Peace Colin xx ❤
To dear cousin Collin. My memories of you are so precious. How I looked up to you and loved how you would always have a story to tell.
Thinking of all those affected by your passing and sending my life to you all. Rest In Peace now. Much love ❤️ to all ❤️
To a much loved cousin. I will always cherish those childhood memories of staying with Aunty Dulcie and Uncle Norm and having so much fun with you, Trevor and Robert. Shirley and Harold were still too small to join in our escapades. Swimming in the Woogie pool always a highlight for us all. You were always kind and funny. Happy memories of visiting you and Leonie when you were staying in our shearing quarters just after Wendy was born. Listening to you singing and playing your favourite country western song by Chad Everet. Always entertaining. Rest In Peace Colin, you will be missed by all that knew you.
RIP Col we did our job, reg or nasho we did it with pride. see you soon mate.
I am Peter Scott, and I was Colin's Commanding Officer in Vietnam in 1971. Colin was a National Serviceman who became a very effective member of the team in 11 Platoon, D Company 3 RAR. He performed his duties and obligation to the best of his ability was very popular, had a good sense of humour and I was very proud to have him serve in the battalion. He could not be distinguished from the regulars in the unit. RIP Colin.
It has been a very sad week for my Pearce Family. We have lost a much loved Son Brother, Father, Uncle ,Grandfather, Great Grandfather, Cousin and friend to so many.......
My Uncle Colin
So many memories,from Tanya and my childhood and then when Kieron was born, of time spent with you and Auntie Colleen xx
I cherish every one and even the last time I saw you and your beautiful smile even though in pain you smiled and still were telling the lamest jokes lol xx and still even after 50 years you still called me Miss Muffett xx I love that xx
A hard journey has come to an end ,of a life you lived to the best of your ability, thru every obstacle thrown at you. You are admired and respected beyond measure xx
All my love to Wendy, Donna, Ray Sue and all your loved ones xx
To my Dad and Mum, my Auntie Shirley, Uncle Danny, Uncle Trevor, Auntie Pam, Auntie Liz ,Uncle Harold ,Auntie Barbara and Auntie Sandi love to you all xx
Our family tree hangs a little lower today forever loved and missed ❤️ love Suzanne, Kieron, Courtenay and Miles
From one of your little Twinnie's to the women I am today you were and always will be my handsome Uncle Colin
I can't believe you are gone and my heart aches that I will never get to hug you again. They say
“It's not what you take when you leave this world behind you, It's what you leave behind you when you go"
You sweetheart have left us with the strongest message of determination and the power of belief.
We should have lost you 38 years ago but it was not your time, for now, we let you go as so many loved ones are waiting for you especially Auntie Coleen with the kettle on and I bet that cuppa never tasted so sweet.
Thinking of and sending so much love to Donna, Jason, Wendy, Jason, Ray, Leonie and Sue x
My darling Dad, Mum, Auntie Sandy and Uncle Ian, Uncle Trever, Auntie Pam, Auntie Shirley, Uncle Danny, Uncle Harold, Auntie Barbara and all of your beautiful families x
Donna, Wendy and Ray, I thank you for sharing the last few days x
I will be forever grateful for the privilege
Until we meet again
Our beautiful Uncle Colin
We love you always x
Your Neice Tanya, Nephew Rick and Great Nephews Kodie, Brandan and Jarrad ❤
col pearce, a very brave digger with a great sense of humour. much loved and will be greatly missed by all his mates from 11 pl. Dcoy 3RAR. there's a star studded heaven for every soldier boy,who fights to keep his country clean and free...much love to all the family and friends from bunjy,simon and all the boys...oooxxx.
Uncle Col you were so funny with the lamest jokes! I’ll always remember being a kid visiting you and the kangaroos on your property with Aunty Coleen and how I used to always think it must have been the best place to live. The struggle was real for you but you always lived your way and I’m glad your now struggle free.
To Wendy and Donna my heart goes out to you. You’re in my thoughts and hugs to you both, uncle Col was a classic Pearce with his lame jokes but a genuine person he’s going to be missed xxx
And to all the extended family love to you all as we are sadly reminded life is just not long enough xx
"They dont make 'em like my Daddy
With Country music one of his
passions. (even though he was tone
deaf) Dad would be proud as punch to
leave this world with the legendary
A stronger more positive
compassionate man I believe you
would struggle to find.
His reputation for bad jokes and
"Can do attitude" will stay with me
What an amazing man who asked for
nothing and gave all he could.
Not going to say you were the
Greatest Dad ever, because
sometimes you were shite.
Just like I haven't been the greatest
daughter ever and I'm sure many a
times you wished I was small enough
to kick up the bum.But you were my
Dad and to say we are alike I guess is
an understatement and I wouldn't
change that for anything.
I'm so proud of all your
achievements, grateful for all the
support, love and memories and I'm in
awe of your fighting spirit.
I'm hurting, but so relieved your
struggle is over and you are pain free
for the first time in 38years, and
pain free you shall stay.
Rest easy Dad because you deserve it.