Ronald Eugene “Ron” Pierce, 46, of Jonesborough, passed away Sunday, January 19, 2014, at Johnson City Medical Center after a brief illness.
He was born in Norwalk, Calif., but had lived in the area for 10 years.
Ron was a graduate of Norwalk High School and attended Junior College. He was a former Computer Specialist and was presently employed as a Contract Salesman with Lowe’s. He loved to fish and loved sports.
Ron was preceded in death by his father, Clinton Eugene Pierce, in 1997.
Survivors include his mother, Laura Miller Pierce, Elizabethton; a brother, Steve Pierce, Elizabethton; a nephew, Clint Pierce; a niece, Carlie Pierce; and one aunt, Mary Ruth Gentry, Johnson City. Several cousins also survive.
Graveside services for Mr. Pierce will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 22, in the Blevins Cemetery (Stoney Creek) with the Rev. Roger Haley officiating. Interment will follow the service. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be employees of Lowe’s of Jonesborough and Elizabethton. The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to the staff of the 2800 wing of Johnson City Medical Center. The family will receive friends from noon until 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Ron to the Blevins Cemetery Association, c/o Sophia Wilson, 237 Peters Hollow Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Friends may also call at the residence of his mother, Laura Pierce, 390 Peters Hollow Road, Elizabethton. Condolences to the Pierce family may be e-mailed to email@example.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
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