Mr. Richard Irvin Piver, 76, of Ash, died Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at his home.
Mr. Piver was born in Bladen County on July 7, 1937, and was the son of the late George and Robie Hewett Piver. Mr. Piver was an avid fisherman and enjoyed gardening and woodworking. He retired from Norfolk Dredging Co. He was a member of Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Ash.
He is survived by his wife, Bobbie G. Piver; two sons, Barry Piver and wife, Sherry, of Port St. Lucie, Fla., Ray Piver and wife, Lisa, of Ash; nine grandchildren, Crystal, William, Ashley, Justin, Kacey, Brooke, Zoey, Benjamin and Ruby.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 7, at Zion Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. William Chappell officiating. Burial followed in Piver family cemetery.
Pallbearers were Whitney King, Jeremy King, Neil King, Jason Gore, Matthew Chappell and Delane Chappell. Honorary pallbearers were William Piver and Justin Piver.
The family received friends Friday evening, June 6, at White Funeral Service in Shallotte and other times at the residence.
You may offer online condolences at www.shallottefunerals.com.
White Funeral and Cremation Service, Shallotte.