PISMO BEACH, Calif.—Leslie Wayne Peirson, a retired pastor, died Jan. 13. He was 89.

A 1953 graduate of Corban University, L. Wayne Peirson served most recently as pastor of First Baptist Church, Ducor, California. Among his other ministries were Orchard Avenue Baptist Church, Vacaville, California; and Community Baptist Church, San Luis Obispo, California.