JAMES R. PIERCE

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JAMES R. PIERCE  

James R. Pierce, "Jim", age 96, of Lewes, DE departed this life peacefully on Thursday, July 18, 2013 in Lewes, DE. He was born in Washington, DC on October 26, 1916, son of the late Clarence and Mildred Keene Pierce. He was also predeceased by his wife Vivian Tydings Pierce in 1997.
As a teenager he served as a page in the U.S. Senate. He served in the US ARMY during World War II where he was a recipient of the Bronze Star. He retired from The Department of the Interior and completed his working life as a consultant for Arthur Young & Company.
Survivors include his son, James T. Pierce and wife Nancy; two grandchildren, Karen P. Mowlds and Michael J. Pierce; and five great-grandchildren.
Entombment will be at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers contributions are suggested to Folds of Honor Foundation, 580 North Patriot Drive, Owasso, OK 74055.
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Published in The Washington Post on July 26, 2013
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