Obit for Robert posted by Ann Weber
Jan 13, 1924 - Mar 16, 2016
BARTLESVILLE, WASHINGTON CO, OK
be in the Oglesby Cemetery where full military rites
will be accorded by the James H. Teel American
Legion Post # 105 and directed by the Stumpff
Funeral Home & Crematory.
Visitation will be held at the Stumpff Funeral Home until 8 P.M. on Saturday.
Mr. Pierce was born at Hominy, Oklahoma on January 13, 1924 the son of Roy Glenn Pierce and Sylvia Belle (McGuire) Pierce. He grew up and received his education in the Oglesby area attending Pleasant Valley School and Ramona High School. He then worked in CCC Camps until moving to California where he worked until entering the U.S. Army of May 26, 1943. He served in the European Theatre at Rome-Arno, Southern France and Rhineland and was awarded three Bronze Stars and the Purple Heart prior to his Honorable Discharge on May 1, 1946. He then returned to Oglesby and was employed in bridge construction projects on Highway 75 and then in Kansas, Missouri and Arkansas until suffering an injury on the job. He returned to this area and was employed with Durrill Feed Store in Bartlesville until his employment with Reda Pump for nearly 40 years until his retirement. He was married to Daisy Beatrice Margwarth in Bartlesville on November 28, 1947. They made their home in Bartlesville and then in Dewey for six years until returning to Oglesby to make their home. They returned to Bartlesville to live in 2008. He was a member of the Oglesby Assembly of God Church.
Mr. Pierce is survived by his wife, Daisy Beatrice Pierce of Bartlesville, one daughter, Janice Rey and husband Isidro of Bartlesville, two sisters, Doris Young of Oglesby and Patricia Davidson of Fort Gibson, and one brother, Forrest "Johnny" Pierce of Oglesby.
He was preceded in death by his parents,
six brothers, one sister and his son, Dennis Pierce
Friends who wish may sign the online guest book and leave condolences at www.stumpff.org. Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory
1600 Southeast Washington Boulevard
Bartlesville, OK 74006
Published in Examiner-Enterprise from Mar. 18 to
Apr. 17, 2016
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