ZEBULON - Kenneth Charles Pearce, 37, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008. A memorial service will be conducted at 7 p.m. today (Wednesday, Sept. 17) at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service, 944 Old Knight Road, Knightdale.

He was born in Wake County to Jimmy Charles Pearce and Barbara Croom Pearce. He was a graduate of UC-Chapel Hill and worked as a registered nurse in CCU at Wake Med.

Surviving: mother, Barbara Croom Pearce of Raleigh; father, Jimmy Charles Pearce of Wake Forest; brother, Kevin Pearce of Raleigh; grandmother, Frances Croom of Zebulon.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Clifton Croom, and paternal grandparents, James Hilary Pearce and Repsie Pearce.

The family will receive relatives and friends following the service from 7:30 to 9 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to SPCA of Wake County - Pet Adoption Division, 200 Pathfinder Lane, Raleigh, NC 27603.

Condolences to the family may be made at under Obituaries.