John Ray Pierce
John Ray Pierce, 90, of Fredericksburg, died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at Fredericksburg Nursing Home.
Graveside services were held Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 11 a.m. at Lakeland Hills Memorial Park near Burnet, under the direction of Girdner Funeral Home of Abilene.
Pierce was born July 21, 1923, in Carbon. He married Agner Muler who preceded him in death.
A longtime Burnet County resident, Pierce was retired from the Lower Colorado River Authority. He was also a U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Cora Pierce of Abilene; a brother, Aaron Pierce of Houston; two sisters, Elizabeth Lanningham and Vergie Mahoney, both of the Dallas area, and numerous grandchildren.
In addition to his wife and parents, Pierce was preceded in death by a daughter, Martha Faulkner, and two brothers.