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James Raymond Pierce

October 22, 1946 August 7, 2019
James Raymond Pierce
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Obituary for James Raymond Pierce

James “Jim” Raymond Pierce, 72, of Lexington, passed away Wednesday August 7, 2019, 1:43 am at his home in Lexington.
Visitation will be Friday August 9, 2019, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Lexington. Funeral services will be Saturday 11:00 am at St. Paul Lutheran Church, with an hour prior visitation at the church. Pastor Dave Ehlers will officiate. Full military rites will be accorded following the services. Cremation rites will be accorded following the services. Inurnment will be later at Lexington Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the family.
Calvert-Johnson & Musselman Funeral Home, Lexington, is in charge of arrangements.
Jim was born October 22, 1946 in Bloomington, IL to Ray and Eloise (Price) Pierce. He married Debbie Luster Lilienthal in Lexington, IL on July 1, 2000. She survives in Lexington. Also surviving are his children, Paul James Pierce, of Cocoa, FL and Michael Norris (Angela) Pierce, of Lake Worth, FL, his step children, Tyce Lilienthal, of Lincoln, NB, Brianne (Nathan) Werry, of Crete, IL and Cory Lilienthal, of Bloomington, four grandchildren, Preston and Kaia Pierce, Lauren Lilienthal and Faye Werry, and one sister, Jan Cavallo, of Lexington and numerous nieces and nephews. His parents preceded him in death.
Jim had served his country in the United State Air Force, serving from 1966 to 1970.
He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Lexington, where he was a former elder and currently on the evangelism committee and the Kiwanis. Jim had worked as a server, working in several area restaurants.
Jim was a sports fan, cheering for many different teams, including the Kansas City Chiefs. He was a great trivia buff. His great love in life was fishing. He had organized several Red Cross blood drives. Most of his life was spent in service to others and he lived in the moment.


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Visitation

Friday

9

Aug

5:00 PM 8/9/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/9/2019 8:00:00 PM
St. Paul Lutheran Church

107 E. Chatham
Lexington, IL 61753

St. Paul Lutheran Church
107 E. Chatham Lexington 61753 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

10

Aug

11:00 AM 8/10/2019 11:00:00 AM - 11:45 AM 8/10/2019 11:45:00 AM
St. Paul Lutheran Church

107 E. Chatham
Lexington, IL 61753

St. Paul Lutheran Church
107 E. Chatham Lexington 61753 IL
United States
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