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Charles Ray Pierce

October 2, 1941 ~ July 10, 2017 (age 75)

October 02, 1941 - July 10, 2017

Mr. Charles Ray Pierce

Charles Ray Pierce, 75, widower of Beverly since 2011, left his earthly home on Monday, July 10, 2017. He was a longtime resident of Jessamine County and retired employee of Asbury University. Charlie was born Oct. 2, 1941, to Bonnie Wilson and the late Ray Pierce. He was a native of Burnside, Kentucky where he grew up working with his uncle at Burnside Marina and developing the love of dock life, fishing and Lake Cumberland.

In later years he developed the love of fishing in the Kentucky River. He was a member of New Hope Fellowship Church. He leaves his memories with children Tim Hisle, Jeannie Richardson, husband John, Charlene Pierce, Anthony Pierce, James Pierce and Joshua Pierce, 13 grandchildren; Ashley Hisle, Erica Hisle, Nicole Drury, Amanda Hisle, Luke Hisle James Dale Russell, wife Amanda, Ben Russell, Shawna, Molly , Christian, and Haley Pierce, and Ashley and Brandi Richardson, as well as 8 great grandchildren and several half brothers and sisters. A Remembrance Service will be held 11:00 AM on Thursday, July 13, at Hager & Cundiff Funeral Home. He will be laid to rest beside his wife in Maple Grove Cemetery. His sons Tim, Anthony, James, Joshua, grandson James Dale, and son-in-law Johnny, will honor him as pallbearers. The family will greet friends starting at 4:00 PM and ending at 8:00 PM on Wednesday, July 12, at the funeral home. “We grieve because we love and we love because they lived, it is that life brings us joy”. Flowers are welcome or you may donate to the Alzheimer's Association in his memory. Sign his guestbook and leave a memory at

Funeral Information

Remembrance Service: 11:00 AM Thursday, July 13

Hager & Cundiff Funeral Home

Laid To Rest: Maple Grove Cemetery

Receiving Friends: Beginning at 4:00 PM and ending at 8:00 PM, Wednesday, July 12

Donations Information

Alzheimers Association

Donations Link:

Alzheimer's Association


Visitation: Hager & Cundiff F.H.

Service: Hager & Cundiff F.H.

Cemetery: Maple Grove Cemetery

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 Service Information

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