Updated: Jul 09, 2019
Funeral Home: McCullough-Rogers & Raiguel Funeral Home
Lewis Frank Pierce, Sr. , 83, of Pennsboro, WV, departed this life on Monday, July 8, 2019, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV.
He was born March 6, 1936 in the Oxford Community of Ritchie County on Bear Run Rd. a son of the late Lewis Earl and Florence Rebecca (Miller) Pierce. He was retired from Troy LLC of Harrisville, WV where he worked many years as a mechanic. He was also retired from the US Navy after a 20 year career being a veteran of both the Korean and Vietnam Wars.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Beatrice (Hiley) Pierce; children, Lewis Frank Pierce, Jr. of Pennsboro, WV; Patricia Ann Hawkins of Montgomery, AL; Ernest Earl Pierce of Pennsboro, WV and Mary Agnus Navarro of Parkersburg, WV; 8 grandchildren; many great grandchildren; brothers, Elmer Pierce of West Union, WV and Richard “Dick” Pierce of West Union, WV, and sister, Leona McVay of NC.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by son, Jeffrey Wayne Pierce; brother, Jacob Andrew Pierce; sisters, Juanita Hillard, Roxie Hardman, and Eleanor Smith.
Graveside services will be 2pm, Friday, July 12, 2019, at the Ellenboro Masonic Cemetery with Rev. Gilbert Neely officiating. Full military honors will be conducted by Harris-Ritchie VFW #3554.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.mcculloughraiguel.com