Grady Pierce

Sept. 18, 1951

July 29, 2012

Grady Pierce, 60, of Athens passed away Sunday, July 29, 2012 at his home. He was born Sept. 18, 195,1 in Texas City, Teas, to Omar L. and Ruby (Bryant) Pierce. Grady was an easy going, laid back person, who never met a stranger. He loved to fish, go to the coast and listen to classic rock music. He has been a member of the American Legion for four years. He loved his family very much.

Survivors include five children: Eric Compton and wife, Erin of Stephenville, Heather Pierce of Fort Worth, Preston Pierce of Waxahachie, Daniel Pierce of Fort Worth and Melissa and Ben Conyers of Fort Worth; his brother and sisters: James Pierce and wife, Linda of Dickinson, Elizabeth West and husband, Tilly of Eustace and Lisa Greeson and Tom Ward of Midlothian; 13 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and three sisters.

Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, in the chapel of the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home with Ben Conyers officiating.

Arrangements by Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home in Waxahachie.