U.S. Army retired Col. Samuel M. Pierce, 88, of Suffield Meadows near Warrenton, passed away on March 19, 2017.
He was born May 11, 1928.
He honorably served in the U.S. Army for ore than 26 years and retired as a colonel.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy F. Pierce; four children, Cyndy Pierce Burnett and husband Robert P. of Rixeyville, Kristin M. Beals and husband William of Amissville, Laura D. Pierce Nardo Kunst and husband, retired U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Todd Kunst, of Swansboro, N.C., and Jeffrey Scott Pierce and wife Hilary of Warrenton; 17 grandchildren, and a great-granddaughter.
The funeral will take place at 2 p.m. Monday, March 27, at the Warrenton Baptist Church. A reception at church will follow. A service with military honors will be at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project or Disabled American Veterans.
Online condolences may be offered at www.moserfuneralhome.com