January 30, 1933 - April 16, 2021
Gayle Leslie Pierce, 88, of Mohawk, passed away Friday afternoon with his daughters at his side. He fought a courageous battle with cancer. He was a member of Fairview Baptist Church in Mohawk. His passion for driving a truck allowed him to visit many states and meet several of his many friends. He passed his passion of truck driving on to his sons. He served in England and Germany in the United States Army before starting a family with his wife of 67 years, Mary Jo Kirk Pierce. Survivors include his wife of 67 years: Mary Jo Kirk Pierce; two sons: Geary (Re) Pierce and Vance (Lisa) Pierce; two daughters: Lorie McCamey and Lesa (Kenny) Majors; grandchildren and their spouses: Adam and Miranda Pierce, Dusty and Christen Pierce, Garret and Skylar Pierce, Daniel and Nicole Pierce, Matt and Nikki Majors, Megan Majors, Casey McCamey and her fiancé, Anthony Eddins, Rachael and Cory Lindsey, Shannon and Laura Barr; 20 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents: Mel and Ruth Pierce; granddaughter: Kristen Pierce; father-in-law and mother-in-law: Croff and Lea Mina Kirk; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Betty and Jim Bales, Blanch and Martin Jones, Jeanette and Joe Pettit, Sammy and Jean Kirk, all of whom he considered his closest family. The family will receive friends Sunday from 3 – 5 p.m. at Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow visitation at 5 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Donnie Bible officiating. Interment will be 11 a.m. Monday in Fairview Cemetery at Mohawk. Active pallbearers will be Matt Majors, Christian Pierce, Zander Pierce, Daniel Pierce, Dusty Pierce, Adam Pierce and Garret Pierce. Honorary pallbearers will be Richard Day, Terry Lawson, Rocky Byrd, Mike Stroud, Tom Solomon, Randy Lawson, Cory Lindsey, Anthony Eddins, and J.C. Bales.
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