The vastly experienced presenter and commentator was a highly respected multi-media journalist covering a wide range of sports throughout his decorated career.
An avid West Brom fan, Pearson will always be best known for his love and dedication to Speedway as a presenter, commentator and press officer.
Pearson also commentated on darts for over 15 years and worked for many organisations including Sky Sports, Talksport and a columnist at the Express & Star.
All of our thoughts and love go to his wife Kerrie, daughter Sarah and sons Liam and Jake. A full tribute to Nigel will follow.— Official British Speedway (@SpeedwayGB) April 15, 2022
RIP Nigel Pearson ❤️ pic.twitter.com/znQ9Pettdr
Tributes have poured in from all around the world, he will be sadly missed.
We are heartbroken to learn of the passing of Nigel Pearson.— West Bromwich Albion (@WBA) April 15, 2022
An inspirational broadcaster. A huge Albion fan. A true friend.
Our thoughts are with Nigel’s family at this desperately sad time.
We’ll miss you so, so much Nige 💔 pic.twitter.com/va3oMlGDFx
RIP @NigelPearson 🙏— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) April 15, 2022
A talented commentator, reporter and the brilliant voice of our darts coverage.
Nigel was part of the talkSPORT team right from the launch of the station.
We’re all shocked by his death today. pic.twitter.com/HI9cgCbPKh
We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of local broadcaster, Nigel Pearson, today.— Wolves (@Wolves) April 15, 2022
Though his local allegiances were blue & white, Nigel has long been a friend of Wolves and will be greatly missed by all at Molineux.
The press box will not be the same without you 💛 pic.twitter.com/WnzhXmZ3ue
RIP Nigel Pearson, a great man, talented, funny, supportive, a true friend & above all else a great dad & husband. Thoughts with his family. Can't believe I'll never share a beer with my buddy & talk about sport, kids, books & radio ever again. Tell me it's not real, please? 💔 pic.twitter.com/kSVe5msn44— Adrian Durham (@talkSPORTDrive) April 15, 2022
I’m heartbroken 💔— Ian Danter (@talkdants) April 15, 2022
Nigel Pearson has so sadly just passed away. Just the most beautiful soul, full of laughs and character.
Thoughts with Kerrie and the family at this time
Nige was the best of us and I owe him so so much. Miss you mate xxxxx pic.twitter.com/Auv5ICpEqc
Sad Sad news about Nigel Pearson passing away. Always polite and a good guy. RIP.— Phil Taylor (@PhilTaylor) April 15, 2022
Very sad news. Nigel could always make me laugh in post match interviews. My thought are with Nigel’s family at this difficult time 💔 https://t.co/rYQ7Zju2TF— Michael Van Gerwen (@MvG180) April 15, 2022
All at the PDC are deeply saddened to learn that iconic commentator Nigel Pearson passed away earlier on Friday.— PDC Darts (@OfficialPDC) April 15, 2022
Nigel will be sorely missed by all at the PDC and we send our condolences to his family at this time.https://t.co/TR0wB7d7BX
I’m gonna miss my mate Nigel Pearson a lot.— Darren Fletcher (@DFletcherSport) April 15, 2022
Family man who loved his speedway, darts & cricket and always had a smile and kind word for everyone.
Devastated for his wife & children who he absolutely adored. The world is so shit sometimes.
Rest easy mate 💔