Posted: Tue 10:58 AM, Jul 01, 2014
Funeral Home: McCullough Raiguel Funeral Home
Dean P. Pierce, 77, of Harrisville, died June 30, 2014 at his residence after battling esophageal cancer since Feb. 2013.
He was born March 17, 1937 at Central Station, WV, the son of the late Baxter “Mack” McCellan and Gracie Maude Britton Pierce. Dean was a retired crane and press operator with U.S. Fabrication now called Crown Steel in Wooster, OH. He was a member of Killbuck VFW., and Shreve Sportsman Club. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a member of Harrisville Assembly of God.
Dean is survived by his wife, Madeline Rita Sampsel Pierce; sons, Donald Pierce of Millersburg, OH, Robert Pierce (Diane) of Dover, OH, Marvin Pierce of Millersburg, and Steven Pierce (Donna) of Jeromesville, OH; daughters, Linda Barker (Jack) of Bandera, TX, and Ellen McFarlane (Mike) of Jeromesville; twenty grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and loyal dogs, Lady and Nugget.
He was preceded in death by sisters, Opal McCauley, Ruth Riddle, Marie Riddle, Virginia Pratt; brothers, McCellan “Ben” Pierce, Frank Pierce, Arnold “Doc” Pierce, and Donald Pierce; and daughter-in-law, Lisa Spratt Pierce.
Funeral services will be held 1 PM, Thursday, July 3, 2014 at Raiguel Funeral Home, Harrisville, WV with Pastor Jeffery Williamson officiating. Burial will follow in the South Fork Baptist Cemetery, near Summers, WV. Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 4-8 PM.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McCulloughRaiguel.com.