Donald Lloyd Pierce, 78, of Pinehurst passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at his home in Pinehurst.

Donald was born October 5, 1940 in the Vestal, NY to the late Lloyd J. and Jean Bradley Pierce.  He worked as an engineer for IBM and retired after 30 years of service.  He was the owner of ARD Design, a residential home design company.  He was an avid golfer and gardener.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Carol Schnierle Pierce; two sons Steve Pierce (Traci) of Long Grove, OK and Darren Pierce (Karen) of Gunter, TX; three grandsons, Weston, Joshua and Logan Pierce.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother David Pierce.

The family is planning a memorial service on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 11:00AM in their rose garden.  Rev. Chuck Vickers will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Donald’s name may be made to Sandhills Teen Challenge, 444 Farm Life School Road, Carthage, NC 28327.

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Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Pinehurst.

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