OBITUARY

Gary A. Pierce

August 12, 1950March 30, 2019
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Gary A. Pierce, 68, of Welsh, passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Golden Age of Welsh. He was born to his late parents, James and Beulah Pierce on August 12, 1950 in Jennings, LA.

Gary was a native and lifelong resident of Welsh and was a member of Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church, where he was an Usher. He was a member of the Jaycee's and the Optimist Club of Lacassine. He retired from Coca Cola as a special events coordinator and Jeff Davis mosquito control.

He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Erline Landry Pierce; two daughters, Stacie Pierce of Welsh, Kristal Batchelor and husband David of Kinder; one sister, Carol Lynn Pierce Allemand of Welsh; one grandson, Christopher Soileau; and two step grandchildren, Janice and John Batchelor; along with many nieces and nephews.

Gary is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Wayne and Sam Pierce; along with his mother and father-in-law, Ella and Leolian Landry.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 10:00am with Father Alan Trouille officiating. Visitation will be at Hixson Funeral Home of Welsh on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 from 10:00am until 9:00pm, with a Rosary at 6:00pm, led by the Catholic Daughters. Visitation will resume at the funeral home on Wednesday, from 8:00am until the procession to the church. Burial will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com.

  • FAMILY

  • He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Erline Landry Pierce; two daughters, Stacie Pierce of Welsh, Kristal Batchelor and husband David of Kinder; one sister, Carol Lynn Pierce Allemand of Welsh; one grandson, Christopher Soileau; and two step grandchildren, Janice and John Batchelor; along with many nieces and nephews.

    Gary is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Wayne and Sam Pierce; along with his mother and father-in-law, Ella and Leolian Landry.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, April 2, 2019
  • Visitation Wednesday, April 3, 2019
  • Rosary Tuesday, April 2, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, April 3, 2019
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Gary A. Pierce

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