Paul Edward PIERCE

Entered into rest in Rohnert Park, CA on December 12, 2012. Dearly beloved son of Diane M. Valladao of Hemet, CA and Charles R. Pierce of La Mesa, CA. Loving brother of Kellie M. (Chris) Guy of Santa Rosa and Christina A. (Jabari) Ledbetter of Hemet, CA. Also survived by one niece, Vanessa Ledbetter and one nephew; Jabari Ledbetter, Jr., both of Hemet, CA. A native of Honolulu, HI, age 41 years. Paul was an avid softball player, driver for "Ace Taxi Service" serving the Rohnert Park community and an employee of the "Circle K" in Cotati. Family and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service on Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at the LAFFERTY & SMITH COLONIAL CHAPEL (4321 Sonoma Highway, Santa Rosa, CA 95409). Private inurnment. LAFFERTY & SMITH COLONIAL CHAPEL will provide visitation hours from 11:00 a.m. to Service time on Thursday. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions in Paul's memory are preferred to the "Justice For Paul" Foundation via www.giveforward.com/justiceforpaul. Arrangements entrusted to: LAFEERTY & SMITH COLONIAL CHAPEL, Directors 707.539.2921

Published Online in the Press Democrat from Dec. 19 to Dec. 20, 2012