Edwards Funeral Home

201 North 12Th Street, Fort Smith, AR


SPC. Robert Allan Pierce

August 24, 1992June 3, 2013
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SPC. Robert Allan Pierce, 20, of Huntington, AR, died Monday, June 3, 2013, in Tsamkani, Afghanistan supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. He joined the Army in April 2011. He was assigned to A Company, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, KY. He was born August 24, 1992 in Fort Smith, AR to Randy Ray Pierce and Lonnetta Ruth Dart.

Funeral service will be 10:00 AM Saturday, June 15, 2013 at Community Bible Church, 9201 Dallas Street, Fort Smith, AR with Rev. Phillip Peevehouse officiating. Burial will be at Roselawn Cemetery, 5403 North O Street, Fort Smith, AR with full Military Honors under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home.

He is survived by his wife Christian Pierce, mother and stepfather Lonnetta and Rusty Cooper of Hartford, AR, father and stepmother Randy and Zandra Pierce of Panama, OK, sister Jessica Daugherty of Rogers, AR, two brothers Kyle Dart of Fort Smith, AR and Randall Pierce of Van Buren, AR, Maternal Grandparents Joyce and Lonny Dart of Hooks, TX, Paternal Grandparents Pat and Roughneck Pierce of Panama, OK, Aunt Sherry Bishop of Panama, OK and Mother-in-law and father-in-law Shelly and Steve Cox of Huntington, AR.

Pallbearers will be members of the Military Honor Guard.

The family will visit with friends Friday, June 14, 2013, from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Edwards Funeral Home.

There will be a reception at the cafeteria at St. Boniface Catholic School/Church, 1820 North B Street, following the burial at Roselawn Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256.

To place online tributes please visit www.edwardsfuneralhome.com.


  • Visitation Friday, June 14, 2013
  • Funeral Service Saturday, June 15, 2013


SPC. Robert Allan Pierce

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Collin Eatmon

September 26, 2013

Allan Pierce is my child hood best friend. I cannot and will not ever understand why this happened to a great friend and a even better person. Rest easy Brother i love ya man.


July 13, 2013

Prayers for peace in your hearts. We won't forget Robert.

Lynne Neibert

June 18, 2013

Prayer Shawls 4 Fallen Soldiers (ps4fs@charter.net) is an organization with groups throughout the country who work to send handmade prayer shawls and/or lap robes to families who have lost a loved one while serving our country. Members of Trindle Spring Lutheran Church would like to extend our sincere sympathy and to honor your loved one's sacrifice and memory by sending our prayers and comfort through a prayer gift which will be mailed to you. If you are interested, please contact me at gramman@comcast.net with the names and addresses of those who would like to receive one and which gift they would like to receive. We will send our gift as soon as possible. Also, if you know of any other families who are grieving the loss of a loved on who died while serving our country, please pass along my e-mail address. May God bless you and comfort you in the days ahead. Sincerely, Lynne

Robert Marlow

June 17, 2013

Rest in peace SPC Pierce. I know you are standing tall with the other heroes who went before you and are wrapped in the Lord's embrace. Thank you for your service. May god bless your familyand ease their pain.
1SG.(R) Robert W. Marlow . E/327 Inf. 101st Airborne Div." Above the Rest"

Sonya Cooper

June 16, 2013

Lonetta and Christian,

I pray that God gives you comfort in knowing that Allan was a man of God and you will all be reunited in heaven some day. You're always in my thoughts and prayers. I love you both.

Deepest Sympathy,
Sonya Cooper

Brenda Carpenter

June 15, 2013

Rest in peace Allan. God bless the Pierce family. Lord watch over them and help them to heal. Amen

Bill Saling (USN 85-93)

June 15, 2013

I never had the opportunity to meet Allan but he is a hero in my mind. My thoughts and prayers are with his wife and loved ones. Randy you have always been a friend and my heart breaks for you. So sorry for your loss, hang in there buddy.

Ron Lairamore

June 15, 2013

All gave some, some gave all. Your were way to young to pay the ultimate price for our freedom. Thanks for your service & sacrifice from a fellow veteran. 1SG (R) Ron Lairamore - Rest easy solider, your mission is complete.

Anna McKeehan

June 14, 2013

Thought and Prayers are with the Pierce family. I did not know Allan but I had to say Thank you for your service and sacrifice for your country. May God give you strength and comfort during this most difficult time.

God Bless, Anna McKeehan Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Department of Tennessee.

Preston n Rhunetta Porter

June 14, 2013

Our thoughts and prayer are with all the Pierce family.