Donald Lee Pierce (1941 - 2019)

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Service Information
Wilbert Funeral Home - Plaquemine
24120 Railroad Avenue
Plaquemine, LA
70764
(225)-687-1850
Visitation
Monday, Apr. 15, 2019
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wilbert Funeral Home
24120 Railroad Avenue
Plaquemine, LA
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Visitation
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 2019
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Wilbert Funeral Home
24120 Railroad Avenue
Plaquemine, LA
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Service
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 2019
11:00 AM
Wilbert Funeral Home
24120 Railroad Avenue
Plaquemine, LA
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Obituary

Love is true strength and whoever loves much will accomplish much and what is done in love is done well. Our beloved father and grandfather, Donald Lee Pierce who will be remembered for his unconditional love passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 9:15am surrounded by his loving family. Donald was a retired operator of the Bayou Sorrel bridge for 25 years with the Department of Transportation and Development; resident and native of Bayou Sorrel. He was Constable of Iberville Parish from 1995 until 2002, owned several businesses over the years including Pierces Grocery, Pierces Snack Shop and Pierce Tire Service and was a pillar of his community. Donald appreciated and took time to recognize everyone who knew him with love and kindness. He enjoyed time with his family, took pride in each of them and will forever be remembered for his remarkable smile and huge heart. Visiting will be at Wilbert Funeral Home, Plaquemine on Monday, April 15, 2019 from 5 to 9pm and will resume on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 from 8am until religious services at 11am, conducted by Pastor Ralph Doiron. Interment will follow at Grace Memorial Park, Plaquemine. He is survived by his children, Myrna Pierce Seneca and husband Huey, and Candy Pierce Verret and husband Morris "Moose" Verret; grandchildren, Bradley Verret, Blake Verret, Leeann Settoon, Chasity Verret Martinez and husband Trent, Ashley Pierce Alleman and husband Connor, Chene Pierce and Sean Seneca; great grandchildren, Bonnie Claire, Caden, Brady, Isabella, Caroline and Violet; brothers, Marvin Pierce and Randy "Boone" Pierce; and very special family member, Tiffany Mendoza. Preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Carol Mendoza Pierce; son, Donald "Sonny" Pierce; parents, Randolph and Victoria Mire Pierce; brothers, Jerry Thomas and Dennis Lynn Pierce. Pallbearers will be Bradley and Blake Verret, Trent Martinez, Sean Seneca, Chene Pierce and Caden Fonseca. Please share memories online at www.wilbertservices.com.
Published in TheAdvocate.com from Apr. 13 to Apr. 16, 2019
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