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Samuel Louis Pierce July 28, 1942 - August 5, 2022

July 28, 1942 – August 5, 2022

Samuel Louis passed away peacefully in the presence of his family Friday, August 5, 2022. Sam was a long-time employee at TID, and farmer in Hilmar. He was a part of the Masonic Lodge, a Shriner, and a charter member of the Hilmar, Irwin, Stevinson Lion’s Club. Sam loved watching the 49ers. He loved the camping in the outdoors. Most of all he was an avid fan of the Hilmar Yellow Jackets. He loved watching his granddaughters participate in sports.

Sam is preceded in death by his parents Vern and Hazel Pierce. He is also preceded in death by his brother Rodney Pierce and sister Carolyn Virgo.

Sam is survived by his wife Lynn Pierce, his children Mark Pierce (Mary) and Stephanie Souza (Lyrad), his sister Colleen Mode, and his granddaughters, Marissa (Michael) Lopes, Riley Souza, Madison Pierce, Kayley Souza, Makenna Pierce, and Alicia Souza. He is also survived by his great grandson Nathaniel Lopes, by several nieces and nephews, and his beloved dog Max.  Sam was a husband, father, grandfather, uncle, and friend, he will be missed.

A memorial service will be held at Hilmar Covenant Church on Saturday, August 13, 2022 at 10:00 am. In lieu of flowers please send contributions in his memory to Hilmar High School Athletics 7807 Lander Ave. Hilmar, Ca 95324.

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  1. Kathy Darold Perry says

    We are so sorry to hear of Sam’s passing . We are sending prayers for the family.

  2. robert blalock says

    Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Mr Pierce was a wonderful person. He will be greatly missed

  3. Ken & Gloria Lucas says

    Our sincere condolences to all the family. May God be with you all and give you strength during this time and days ahead. So many good memories. Sam was quite a guy! Prayers for all.

  4. Terri McSweeney says

    Lynn, Mark and Stephanie,
    My thoughts are with you all! I have so many fond memories of camping, bbq’s and family outings especially to the Niners games! Sam was always kind and always had a great smile on his face. I will remember him always,

  5. Robin McKenzie says

    Sincere condolences to all the family. So very sorry for your loss.
    Live with the good memories.
    Robin McKenzie and Clay Bartram

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