Obituary of Robert Daniel Pierce
Robert "RD" Daniel Pierce, age 79, of Morenci, passed away on June 1, 2020, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio.
He was born on September 2, 1940, in Eaton Rapids, MI to Daniel H. and Grace (Harrison) Pierce. He was in the 1958 graduating class at Eaton Rapids High School and proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He married Marsha Clark on May 13, 1970, and she survives. RD was a self-employed farmer, owned a carnival game business for 15 years, and then the Morenci Pub from 1993 - 2018. RD was a past member of the American Legion and the Eagles. He enjoyed being in the outdoors, whether he was working, golfing, hunting, fishing, sledding, or swimming. He enjoyed playing cards - especially Pinnocle. RD loved going to Disney World and Mickey Mouse, NASCAR, and was a cowboy at heart. Most of all, RD loved being with his kids, grandkids, and his dogs.
In addition of to his wife of 50 years, Marsha, he is survived by his son, William "Bill" (Susan) Pierce; a daughter, Amanda Pierce; four grandchildren, Wes, Ella, Abby, and Chelsea Pierce; and a brother, John (Nancy) Pierce. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Jim Pierce.
A private funeral service for RD will be held on Friday, June 5, 2020. Public visitation will be from 9:00 until 11:00 a.m., also on Friday, June 5, 2020, at Eagle-Marry Funeral Home, Morenci with Brother-in-law John Maddox officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Eaton Rapids.
You may send condolences to the family at www.eaglemarryfuneralhome.com. Memorial contributions may be given to the Lenawee Humane Society. Envelopes are available at Eagle-Marry Funeral Home, Morenci.