Robert “Bob” Henry Pierce, 87, of Emory, passed away Saturday, February 21, 2015, at the Senior Suite Care & Rehab in Emory. Bob was born in Dallas, on October 19, 1927, to Milborn and Abbey Cult Pierce. He married Wanda Lee Jones in Rockwall on June 27, 1979. He retired, after working many years as a welder, in Dallas, before settling to the Lake Fork area.
Funeral service is scheduled for Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at 2:00 PM, with visitation held 1 hour prior to the service, at the Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel in Emory. Burial will follow in the Turner Cemetery in Emory. Pallbearers will be Richard Pierce, Ken Philpot, Randy Pierce, and Kurt Pierce.
Robert is survived by his wife: Wanda Pierce of Emory; son: Richard Pierce of Red Oak; step-son: Ken Philpot of Jonesboro, AR; and step-daughter: Cyndi Philpot of Emory; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; numerous other loving family and friends.
Preceded in death by his parents; 1 son: Paul Pierce; 1 grandson: Shane Philpot; and 3 sisters.
Online guestbook may be signed for the family at www.wilsonorwoskyfuneralhome.com.