Gary Lee Pierce

Gary Lee Pierce

September 23, 1955 — April 29, 2019

Gary Lee Pierce finished his fight with ALS on April 29, 2019 and is now home with the Lord.
He was born on Sept. 23, 1955 in Melbourne, Florida to Helen "Betty" Gardner Pierce and
Ansel "Rocky" Pierce. He loved to tell stories about his many adventures growing up traveling the world and getting into mischief with his brothers. As a young man, he followed his father’s example and joined the Air Force.

Upon leaving the Air Force, he moved to Euless, Texas where he met his wife, Vickie
Warden Pierce. The two were married for 38 years, and had two children. He was a devoted and loving Husband, Dad, Uncle, and "Poobah." His family most remembers his sense of humor, his tall tales, and the many lessons he taught about life and how to be handy.

His family moved to Burnet in 1989. He was a jack-of-all-trades, but most of all loved being his own boss. He opened Double "L" Repairs, and was known as "Mr. Fix-it" for 12 years by all the little old ladies in town. In the last 15 years, he was able to realize his dream of being a gunsmith and craftsman, by opening G. Pierce Gunsmithing and Sales.

He was proceeded in death by his mother and father, Betty and Rocky Pierce; his brother, Roy Pierce; father-in-law, Doug Warden; and brother-in-law, Danny Warden.

He is survived by his wife, Vickie Pierce; daughter, Chloe Pierce andher partner Mathew
Trussell; grandson, Brady Trussell; son, Ethan Pierce; brother, Charles Pierce and wife Linda; sisters, Shirley Ford and husband Marlow, and Roseann Pierce; mother-in-law, Dollie Warden; brothers-in-law, Tommy Warden and wife Peggy, and Willy Warden. He is also survived by his many and greatly beloved nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

A memorial service was held Saturday, May 4 at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Burnet.

Care has been entrusted to Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Burnet.

Condolences may be offered at clementswilcoxburnet.co

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