FRANKLIN - David G. Pierson III, 49, of Franklin, passed away Feb. 6, 2014, of natural causes.
Born Oct. 16, 1964, in Denville, he was the son of Julianne Rogers Pierson and the late David G. Pierson Jr.
Dave grew up in Chester, working with his dad at Morristown Drywall. He worked for 20 years as a machinist, most recently at Advanced Precision in Sparta.
In the '80s, Dave raced motocross at Englishtown and sometimes raced cars at Flemington Speedway. Dave enjoyed riding motorcycles and fishing.
He is survived by his mother, Judy Pierson; sisters, Jean Carter and Patty Schwartz; a brother, Andrew Pierson; sister-in-law, Jen Eagan; brothers-in-law; Brett Carter and Lewis Schwartz; a niece, Julia Carter; nephews, Zach Carter and Pierson Schwartz.
Private services will be held under the direction of MacFadden Funeral Home, 325 Hardwick St., Belvidere.