William Jay Pierson
December 5, 1943 – June 2, 2019
William Jay Pierson, a.k.a Pecos Bill & Captain America went home to be with our Lord on June 2nd, 2019. He is survived by his loving wife Sandra and his children: Dawn, Kimberly, Lars-Erik and Nina. Also survived by his older brother and sister, John and Nancy. He was blessed to have 11 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren (and another on the way!) Bill was known for his love of God, Family and our country. For his great act of patriotism following his time served in Vietnam, he was awarded the Freedom Foundation award. He was an All American collegiate athlete, playing under Don Coryell at SDSU. He was a tremendous husband, father, brother and friend.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Scripps Health Foundation - Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center South, 550 Washington Street, Suite 621, San Diego, CA 92103.
- Private Services