Douglas E. Pierce

Published 2:37 pm Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Douglas Eugene Pierce, 73, of Landrum passed away on May 17, 2016. He was the son of the late Virgil Pierce and Grace Hendrick Pierce.

He was a self-employed paint contractor and loved NASCAR and camping.

He is survived by the love of his life, Rita Wilson Byers; a son, Gene Pierce; a daughter, Sheila Pierce; step-children, Shawna Lynn Byers and Army Chaplain-Captain Jason Alan Byers; a sister, Laurie Pierce Rivers; grandchildren, Quintin, Josh, Tyler, Kevin, Brittany; step-grandchildren Britney, Bretton, Abram, Gabrielle and Soloman.

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A graveside service will be held on Friday, May 20, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Blue Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery conducted by Rev. Lynn Stewart.

Memorials may be made to Blue Ridge Baptist Church, Hospice of the Carolina Foothills or Foothills Humane Society.

Condolences may be left at

Petty Funeral Home & Crematory
Landrum, S.C.