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“Clyde was a loving and wonderful brother-in law. He was always there to give us love, encouragement, and share his wisdom. He was very honest and...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: George and Carolyn Albury

“I was saddened to learn of Clyde's recent passing. He was a wonderful bossman for years, and I still think of him often. Few folks will ever know...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Lyle D. Hogan

“To The Clyde Pearce family, Thinking of you and remembering you in my prayers. Clyde was such a dear friend to me. He kept my car running for years...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Faye Riddick

“Alice, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time of loss. Clyde was such a joy to be around. He always had such nice things...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Marie Pittman

“I am sorry to hear about Clyde. He ment alot to my dad as well as to me. Our prayers are with the family. Eddie & Trish Lassiter ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Eddie Lassiter

“I worked with Clyde for a number of years at Wake Radiology! He was a joy to be around and I always went to him with my car issues before I took it...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Kim Recser

“I was so sorry to hear of Mr CLyde's (as we called him) passing. He was genuinely one of the sweetest people I ever met. I know that you will all...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Donna Denson, Wake Radiology Henderson NC

“My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. I am so sorry for your loss. Your family will always be in my heart and memories. ...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Brittain Wood, RN

“Alice, we were sad to hear of Clyde's death. He was a wonderful man. I still remember the 1st time I met him when I stopped to at his Exon station ...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Larry and Barbara Dickerson


Raleigh - Samuel Clyde Pearce, 75, died Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at Duke Raleigh Hospital. Clyde was born December 15, 1934 in Wake County to the late Annabelle Sanderson Pearce and Samuel Clyde Pearce, Sr. He and his loving wife, Alice Raynor Pearce were married on January 20, 1952. For many years he was owner and operator of Pearce's Exxon Station on New Bern Avenue in Raleigh. The friendships and trust of and for his customers continued for a lifetime. Spending time with his loving family and friends was so very important to him.

Funeral Service: 3:00 p.m. Friday, September 10, 2010 at Bethlehem Baptist Church
The family will receive relatives and friends prior to the service from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Burial: Church cemetery
Surviving:
Loving wife of 58-1/2 years: Alice Raynor Pearce
Children: Brenda and Richard Milam of Wake Forest
Marie and Dane Sallinger of Wake Forest
Keith and Melody Coats Pearce of Raleigh
Grandchildren: Stephanie Milam Gadd and David Gadd
Jennifer Milam Phillips and Shawn Phillips
Michael Milam
Zachary Sallinger
Daniel Sallinger
Joshua Pearce
Jordan Pearce
Mary Elizabeth Pearce
Great-Grandchildren: Ethan Montgomery Phillips
Rachel Waring Gadd
Sister: Margaret Pearce Grocki of Farmington, CT
Mother-In-Law: Mary B. Raynor of Raleigh
Clyde is also survived by many extended family and close friends.

In addition to his parents, Clyde is preceded in death by his sister, Ethel Pearce Lassiter.

Flowers are appreciated or memorial contributions may be made to Bethlehem Baptist Church, 8400 Poole Road, Knightdale, NC 27545.

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