Philip Ray Pierce, 82, of Sneads Ferry, passed away Sunday evening, Aug. 3, 2014, at his home.
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He is preceded in death by his wife, Lois Ann Pierce; and son, Marty Ray Pierce.
Philip is survived by his son, Philip "Mike" Pierce (Princetta) of Sneads Ferry; daughters, Sandra Pierce Bacon (John) of Fredericksburg, VA and Karen Ann Pierce of Hubert; sister, Christobel Rhodes of Jacksonville; grandchildren, David Gross (Stephanie), Brent Pierce (Pam), Robyn Bacon, Justin Pierce (Juanita) and Alex Pierce (Christine); great-grandchildren, Emmaly Ballard, Lance Gross, Kaille Gross, Nicholas Gross and Gabriel Pierce; and his special nephew, Rick Terry; and special niece, Becky Olguin; as well as many other family, friends and business associates.
A visitation for Philip will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday evening at Johnson Funeral Home of Jacksonville. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday afternoon at Salem Baptist Church in Sneads Ferry with the Rev. Sandy Bain officiating. Burial will follow the service at the Wallace Lewis cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Philip's name to Community Hospice at 497 Olde Waterford Way, Ste 208, Leland NC 28451.
Arrangements by Johnson Funeral Home of Jacksonville.
Published in Jacksonville Daily News from Aug. 4 to Aug. 5, 2014