David W. Pierce, 67, of Severn, died May 1 surrounded by his family. David was born to Betty Jean and Raleigh Pierce June 13, 1946 in Pound Va, On December 29, 1971, David married Linda Kazee. They were married for 30 years and had three children. David worked as an International Health and Safety Director for General Motors
for 30 years and was a member of the United Auto Workers, local 239. He enlisted in the Marine Corps during the Vietnam War
. He was a 32nd Degree Mason with Boumi Temple in Baltimore. David is survived by his three children, Timothy Pierce of New Freedom PA, Brian Pierce of Severn, and Amanda Pierce of Ephrata PA; two sisters, Patricia Jackson and Deborah Goines, both of Jacksonville NC; and three grandchildren, Savanna Caldwell, Delaney Pierce and Grayson Cresswell. Visitation was held May 5 at Jones Funeral Home in Jacksonville, NC where a Christian burial with military honors was held May 6, with Rev. Daniel Flynn officiating. Internment followed at Onslow Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in the name of David W. Pierce to the Hope for the Warriors, 1335 Western Blvd. Jacksonville, NC 28546.