|Birth: ||Oct. 4, 1929|
|Death: ||Sep. 1, 2008|
Oct. 4, 1929 - Sept. 1, 2008
ALEXANDRIA — Maurice J. Pierce, 79, of Alexandria, died Sept. 1, 2008, at his residence following an extended illness.
He was born Oct. 4, 1929, in Richland Township to Herman Pierce and Charlotte (Ferguson) Pierce. He has resided in the Alexandria area since 1952.
Maury attended schools in the Frankton school system. He served in the Indiana National Guard. Maury retired from Fisher-Guide, formerly of Anderson, in 1991 after 38 years of employment. He was a past president of the Full Gospel Business Men's Association in 1992.
Maury was a former member of the Alexandria Lions Club and served as club president from 1983-1984. More recently he belonged to the Alexandria Community Service Club. He was a member of the Community Church of Alexandria. He loved baseball and was active in founding a church softball league in Alexandria and was an avid, die-hard Cubs fan.
Survivors include his wife, Bonnie (Webb) Pierce, whom he married Feb. 1, 1952; five sons, Terry (Laura) Pierce of Columbia, Tenn., Tony Pierce, Tom (Kathy) Pierce, all of Alexandria, John (Fran) Pierce of Houston, Texas, and Monty (Lisa) Pierce of Columbus, Ohio; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father in 1959; his stepfather, Fred Cartwright, in 1968; and his mother in 1981.
A Homegoing Celebration will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Owens Funeral Home, 412 N. Harrison St., Alexandria, with Pastor Mike Robbins of Community Church of Alexandria officiating. Interment will follow in the IOOF Cemetery in Alexandria.
Friends may call at the Owens Funeral Home in Alexandria from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday. Members of the Alexandria Lions Club and the Alexandria Community Service Club are invited to pay their respects at 6:30 Friday evening at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Community Church of Alexandria or the Saint John's Hospice program through the funeral home.
Submitted with honor and respect.
Bonnie B Webb Pierce (1934 - 2010)*
Tony W Pierce (1953 - 2010)*
Tom Pierce (1955 - 2010)*
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Record added: Sep 03, 2008
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