Transition ~ Pete Pierce, June 9, 1942 -- July 28, 2008

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Pete Pierce, a resident of Holiday Island, was born June 9, 1942 in Oakland, Calif., a son of Charles Milton and Pearl (Cobo) Pierce. He died on Monday, July 28 in Rogers at the age of 66.

Mr. Pierce was a retired truck driver. He was also a member of the Holiday Island Elks Lodge #1042.

On Aug. 25, 1972, he married Sandy Pierce, who survives him of the home. He is also survived by two sons, Richard Pierce of Sandy, Ore. and Robert Booth and wife Alicia of Weston, Fla.; three daughters, Sky and husband Allen Key of Milton-Freewater, Ore., Laury Smith of Castro Valley, Calif. and Cherri Booth of Livermore, Calif.; nine grandchildren, Christine, Jered, Ashley, R.J., Ally, Drew, Bridget, Brady and Kaylor; three great-grandchildren; one brother, Richard Pierce and wife Joan of Oakland, Calif.; and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorial services were held on July 31 at the Holiday Island Community Church with Allen Thrasher officiating. Memorial donations may be made to The COPD (Chronic Obstruction Pulmonary Disease) Foundation, 2937 SW 27th Ave. Ste. 302, Miami, FL, 33133. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at