William “Jerry” Pierce, 82, of Meridian, passed away Saturday, October 15, 2022, at his residence with his family by his side.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Mr. Pierce retired from Magnolia Beverage after over 25 years of service. He never met a stranger. He enjoyed traveling and camping with his wife and dogs. He also loved tinkering and riding his electric bike. However, he loved nothing more than his kids, grandkids, and great grandkids.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Clara Pierce; children, David Pierce (Kathy), Debbie Harrison (Jim), Chris Godwin (Vickie), Mike Godwin (Honey), and Lynn Hayes; 12 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Linda Stamper; and his beloved dogs, Sophie, Tinkerbell, Coco, Sissy.
He is preceded in death by his son, Wayne Pierce; grandson, Benji Pierce; granddaughters, Haley Pierce and Kendall Rayne Hayes; parents, John and Verna Pierce; brothers, Joe and James Pierce; and sisters, Daisy Pierce and Eva Mae McDaniels.