Boley Pearson's 60 Year Award
                                             1949 - 2009


  Boley Pearson was presented his 60 Year Award on March 2, 2009. Mr. Pearson joined the Posse in 1949, served as Sec-Treas. in 1952, as Lieut. in 1959, as Captain in 1961, received his 50 Year Award in 1999. As Captain one of his goals was to build a livestock barn at the Posse for the Parker County Livestock Shows , and he was successful with this project. The Posse has always supported our 4H & FFA youth.  




               Boley Pearson - 60 Year Award

                                        Boley Pearson - 1952


                     Boley Pearson receiving his 60 Year Award                                            Boley giving his acceptance speech
          presented by Captain Justin Shifflett - March 2, 2009                                             March 2, 2009

                                 Wife-Evelyn                       Boley Pearson                     Daughter-Pam
                                                                       with 60 Year Plaque



                                       Boley with his horse "Tony"                                       Loyd Young  


            Boley carrying the Posse Flag - 1989
              Celebrating 40 Years in the Posse
1962     Lieutenant             Captain                     Rodeo Chairman          Parade Chairman        
            Gene Polser     Charles Merritt    Boley Pearson      Wayne Ellis 
  Bankers:      J W Ford                     Boley Pearson             Henry Maddux  



     Sheriff's Posse "Trail Ride" to Mineral Wells  - early years- (Boley Pearson, left front)  



          Boley, second from left                                                                      Boley, on right
  This webpage is a tribute to a special Posse Member, Boley Pearson. Boley was presented his 60 Year Award (1949-2009), only the second such award presented by the Posse. Mr. Pearson has contributed and served the Posse well over the 60 years, including Captain in 1961. It was my privilege and honor to visit with Boley and Evelyn in their home, as he shared with me many memories and these photos. When he served as Captain he was also President of the M & F State Bank (later the Texas Bank, then Compass Bank) which required much sacrifice, but showed his dedication to the Posse. One of his goals as Captain was to raise enough money from the rodeo to build a new livestock show barn for the youth in our community, which the Posse was successful with his leadership. Boley is a true Weatherford Icon, as he served our country in the Navy during WWII, as a well known and respected business man in the banking and real estate arena, and has done much for the Posse, for Weatherford, and Parker County. He continues to be active in the Posse attending the monthly Meetings, etc. Congratulations and a big thank you to our friend Boley Pearson.
                                                                                                                                         _____Bill Ward





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