Funeral arrangements announced for well-known Waco shoeshine man

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WACO, Texas – The Waco community is putting a beloved resident to rest on Saturday.

Robert Pearson – a well-known Waco shoeshine man- will be remembered at the Missionary Baptist Church off of Dallas Street.

This service starts at 10:00 a.m., and will be followed by a burial at Oakwood Cemetery.

Pearson was found barely alive at the beginning of the month at his Whispering Oaks apartment, and passed away later at Baylor Scott and White – Hillcrest.

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