Charles R. Pierce Sr.

SEBRING–Charles R. Pierce Sr., 80, of Sebring died Friday at Altercare of Alliance. Charles was born in Warren on Jan. 20, 1939, the son of the late Mac and Mary Josephine (Folgle) Pierce. He worked for 10 years at Russell Woolman Dairy Farms and also for Ohio Edison on the Sub-Station Construction Crew, retiring in 1996.

Chuck is survived by his wife of 61 years, Elizabeth (Bosworth), whom he married on Oct. 12, 1957; his children, Charles Jr. (Jamie) Pierce of North Benton, James (Vicki) Pierce of North Carolina and Bobbi (Raymond) Allman of New Smyrna, Fla. He is also survived by seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and extended family, Gay and Phil Stahl. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by an infant daughter Mary Elizabeth.

A Memorial Service will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at the North Benton Presbyterian Church with Pastor Herb Goetz officiating. Friends may visit with the family the hour prior to the service from 5 to 6 p.m. at the church.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made in Chuck’s honor to Alliance Aultman Hospice, 2461 W. State St., Alliance, OH 44601. Friends and family may send condolences and sign the guest register online at www.grfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements are by Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home, Sebring, 330-938-2526.