Robert “Bobby” Pierce, Sr.

Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 15, 2010

Robert Grey “Bobby” Pierce, Sr. 73, of 103 Riverview Park Road, died Monday, April 12, 2010 in his home.
Mr. Pierce was born in Bertie County and was the son of the late Elbert Aubrey and Lucille Hughes Pierce.
Retired from both Sun Oil Company and Southern States, he was a member of Merry Hill Baptist Church and had served in the North Carolina National Guard.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother, E. Franklin “Frankie” Pierce.
Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Iris Cobb Pierce; two sons, Robert G. “Robbie” Pierce, Jr. and wife, Teresa, of Chesapeake, Va. and Mark A. Pierce and wife, Jennifer, of Eure; one sister, Mary P. Williams and husband, Harvey, of Edenton; and four grandchildren, Andrea, Katie, Thomas and Vicktoria Pierce.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 15 in Edgewood Cemetery, Windsor, by the Rev. Roger Kiker. Friends may join the family at the residence.
Memorial donations may be made to any chapter of the American Cancer Society.
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