Valdosta Daily Times


April 30, 2014

Thomas Wilton Pierce

VALDOSTA — Thomas Wilton Pierce Sr., 65, of Valdosta, passed away April 26, 2014, in Cherry Lake, Fla.  He was born Oct. 31, 1948, in Hahira, Ga., to the late Luther and Esther Pierce. He worked as a commercial truck driver for more than 30 years. He loved riding four-wheelers, boating, plants, and helping people.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sandra Pierce; son, Kevin Simmons; grandson, David Pierce; and sisters, Barbara Pierce and Carolyn Pierce.

Survivors include 3 sons and daughter-in-law, James Simmons, Orlando, Fla., Thomas “Tommy” Pierce Jr., Valdosta, Ga., Charles “Chuck” and Carrie Pierce, Lake Park, Ga.; 7 grandchildren, Cassandra Simmons, Justin Pierce, Leah Pierce, Casey Waters, Chasity Pierce, Casin Pierce and Carly Pierce; 3 sisters, Wanda Rumph, Valdosta, Ga., Patricia Zipperer, Valdosta, Ga., Marilyn Roffe, Cherry Lake, Fla.; brother, Wendell Pierce, Valdosta; and a number of nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Thursday, May 1, 2014, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home with cremation to follow.

No formal services will be held. Sympathy may be expressed online at

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to to help with final expenses. — Music Funeral Services of Valdosta is serving the Pierce family.

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