December 18, 2013

Robert Pierce Jr.

— Robert Pierce Jr., 75, of Dalton, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at Hamilton Medical Center.

He was preceded in death by parents, Earl and Maud Pierce, and great-grandchild, Mitchell McArthur.

He was a member of Good Hope Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Alice Pierce of the residence; sons and daughters-in-law, Gregory Allen Pierce, Robert Edward and Loritta Pierce, all of Dalton, and William “Billy” III and Renee Ledford of Cisco; daughters and sons-in-law, Teresa and David Rogers, and Tammy and Gary Maney, all of Dalton; sister, Dolly Johnston of Dalton; grandchildren, R.J. and Whitney Pierce, Seth Pierce, Brandy and Ben Tunnell, Jessica and David McArthur, Allura Rogers, Lesly Roach, Brett and Katie Roach, and B.J. and Sam Ledford; great-grandchildren, Logan and Tyler Tunnell, and Will McArthur; and three nieces and a nephew.

The funeral to honor the life of Robert Pierce Jr. will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the Pleasant Grove Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home with Dr. Rodger Whorton officiating.

Burial will be in United Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the Pleasant Grove Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home today from 5 to 9 p.m.

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Arrangements are by Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Pleasant Grove Chapel, Dalton. For more information, call (706) 259-7455.