Monday, November 14, 2016

Henry Pearcy

Henry Earl Pearcy, Sr.

July 21, 1922
Martinsville, IN

January 11, 2002
Martinsville, IN

1937-38 Martinsville High School - Indiana (High School)
1938-39 Martinsville High School - Indiana (High School)
1939-40 Martinsville High School - Indiana (High School)
1940-41 Indiana State (College)
1941-42 Indiana State (College)
1942-43 Indiana State (College)
1946-47 Detroit Falcons (BAA)
1951-52 Worthington High School - Indiana (High School) Head coach 

Henry's brother George also played basketball at Indiana State, and the siblings played together with the Falcons. He was a pilot in Europe during World War 2.

After playing with the Detroit Falcons (along with his brother), Pearcy moved on to coach and teach at Worthington High School, and later was principal at Martinsville HS.

Henry married Ruth Shane (b. 1923) on Christmas Eve in 1942 and they had two sons and three daughters.

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