Obituary for Gerald "Jerry" Pearce
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Gerald "Jerry" Pearce

July 25, 1956 ~ May 27, 2017 (age 60)

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Gerald “Jerry” Pearce, 60, made his transition to eternal life on May 27, 2017 at the Veteran’s Hospice Home in Salisbury.

Graveside funeral services celebrating his life will be 4:00PM Thursday June 1, 2017 at Eastlawn Gardens of Memory Cemetery.

Jerry was born July 25, 1956 in Indiana to the late Ruth Augusta Carolus and Gail Leslie Pearce, Jr.  In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his brother Robert Pearce.

Jerry served his country honorably in the US Army, including tours of duty overseas. He received numerous medals of recognition for outstanding service during his military career.  Following the Army, he enjoyed a long career as an Air Traffic Controller at PTI Airport in Greensboro. He was passionate about everything to do with airplanes and weather.

Those left to cherish his memory include his daughters Susan Pearce and Heather Pearce; son Billy Williamson; seven grandchildren; sisters, Lisa Schroder, Jennifer Relucio, Leslie Lewis and his best friend, Patty.

Memorial donations in his memory may be made to American Legion, Post 36, PO Box 2166, Kernersville, NC 27285.

The family will receive friends on Thursday June 1, 2017 from 2:00 to 3:30PM at Pierce-Jefferson Funeral Services Chapel, 213 West Mountain Street, Kernersville, NC.

Friends and family may sign, and view the guestbook at

Following the services at Eastlawn Cemetery, friends are welcome to join the family at Patty’s home, 5070 Novella Dr., Kernersville, NC.

 Service Information

Graveside Service
June 1, 2017

4:00 PM
Eastlawn Gardens of Memory
530 Dobson Street
Kernersville, NC 27284

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