Gilbert Lee Pierce
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Gilbert Lee Pierce
  • November 23, 1927 - March 5, 2017
  • Archdale, North Carolina

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Gilbert Lee Pierce, 89, of Archdale, passed away Sunday, March 5, 2017 at his home.
A resident of this area all of his life, Mr. Pierce was born on November 23, 1927 in Davidson County to the late Sydney and Sadie Tetter Pierce. He graduated from Lexington High School and Ashmore Business College and later served his country in the US Navy. Mr. Pierce along with his wife Helen owned and operated Pierce Tire Service in Winston-Salem for many years before their retirement.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Pierce was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Frances Leonard Pierce, three sisters, and one brother.
Surviving are his daughters, Carolyn Pierce of Nashville, TN, and Lydia Sue Pierce Rook of Archdale; son, Phillip Pierce and wife DaNell Lynn Pierce of Lexington; grandson, Philip Rook and wife Krystal of Lexington; and granddaughter, Kasey Rook of Archdale; six great grandchildren; and sister, Seba, of Lexington.
A celebration of life service will be held at 2 pm Sunday, March 19, 2017 at the home of his son, Phillip, at 231 ValleyView Dr., Lexington, NC 27295.
Thomasville Funeral Home is assisting the family.