Robert James Pierce, 43 of Maple Hts., formerly of East Claridon, passed away Monday April 9, 2018. He was born on July 10, 1974 in Claridon Township, son of John and Lois Jean (Ferguson) Pierce. Robert attended Berkshire High School and later moved to Maple Hts. He worked for Appalachian Hardwood Co. in Bedford as a Dry Kiln Manager. Robert loved cars and was a member of Blackwater Registry Group and Mid-Ohio Region PCA.
Robert will be missed dearly by his family and friends; his father John Pierce; his 3 siblings: John (Linda) Pierce of Mentor, Edward Pierce of Warren, Joan Thomas of Montville; 5 nephews: Cory (Laura) Pierce of NC, Anthony Pierce of Wyoming, Ryan Pierce of Hiram, Brayden Pierce of Burton, Ryan Burzanko of Montville; and 2 nieces: Crystal Pierce of Mentor and Heather Ball of Middlefield. He is preceded in death by his mother Lois Pierce and two brothers, James Pierce and Fred Pierce.
A Gathering of family and friends will be held 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 PM Friday, April 13, 2018 at Russell-Sly Family Funeral Home, 15670 West High St., Middlefield, OH 44062.