Rickey "Rick" Ray Pierce
February 02, 1952 - May 07, 2021
Obituary For Rickey "Rick" Ray Pierce
Rickey “Rick” R. Pierce, 69 of Raleigh, NC peacefully passed away on May 7, 2021. Rick was born in Athens, TX on February 2, 1952 to Ruben and Peggy Pierce.
Rick graduated from Palestine High School in Palestine, TX in 1970. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Abilene Christian College with a Bachelor of Science Degree on May 5, 1974. He received his Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas at Arlington on August 21,1992. Rick spent most of his business career in Real Estate Accounting, ending his career as Budget Director for Highwoods Properties in Raleigh, NC in 2010.
Rick was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan from early on. After moving to NC, he developed a love for basketball, but the Cowboys always held first place with him.
Rick married Bonnie Schroeder on April 25, 1987. Rick and Bonnie enjoyed 34 years of a loving marriage. Their union was blessed with a daughter, Miranda Amberle on August 30, 1989. Miranda was always Rick’s pride and joy.
Rick was preceded in death by his father, Ruben Pierce of Palestine, TX.
His life will forever be cherished in the lives of his wife, Bonnie Pierce of Raleigh, NC and daughter Miranda Pierce of Wake Forest, NC; mother, Peggy Pierce Sanders of Fort Worth, TX; brothers, Roger (Dyna) Pierce of Dover, AR; Phillip (Norma) Pierce of Fort Worth, TX; Tim (Dawn) Pierce of Fort Worth, TX; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A memorial service will be held at Hope Lutheran Church, 3525 Rogers Rd, Wake Forest, NC, on Friday, May 14, 2021 at 10:30am.
Donations can be made to Hope Lutheran Church in memory of Rick Pierce.
3525 Rogers Rd
Wake Forest, NC 27587
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