Donald Pierson

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Donald Charles Pierson, 60, of Wildwood, went to be with the Lord Monday, August 28, 2017, at his home in Wildwood. He was born on February 3, 1957, in Clinton, Oklahoma, to June Potter Pierson Law and Robert Pierson. Don came from a large family, he was the ninth of ten children. He graduated from Plano High School, Plano, in 1975 and continued his education at Stephen F. Austin State University. Don moved to Houston to start a career as an Optician at Christy Optical. Since 2004 Don has been with Dr. Peter Case at Beaumont Family Eye Care over the Lab and as an Optician. Don is also a full-time pastor at Genesis Baptist Church of Silsbee. He preached his last sermon on July 30, 2017, until he could not stand up any more on his own. Don spread the gospel until he lost his battle to cancer. Survivors include his wife, Lisa Pierson; children, Michelle Pierson of Hankamer; Jason Pierson and his wife, Stephanie, of Hudson; Melissa Geiger and her husband, Nate, and John Darrell Gordon and his wife, Angel, all of Vidor; Letisha Eason and her husband, Virgel, and April Gordon, all of Fred; and Maritza Swift and her husband, Cedric, of Houston; twenty two grandchildren; one great grandchild; brothers, Robert E. Pierson of Lafayette, Indiana, and Tom McReynolds and his wife, Joyce, of Choctaw, Ohio; and sisters, Mary Symes of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Jeanie O’Neil and her husband, Mack, of Panama City, Florida; and Kathy Cooke, and her husband, Dennis, of Dickinson. He is preceded in death by his parents; grandparents, Naomi and Ernest Potter; brothers, Robert D. Pierson, Dan McReynolds, and Gary Pierson; sister, Dorothy Breech; and stepdad, Adrian Law. A gathering of Don’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, September 7, 2017, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee. His funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, September 8, 2017, at Broussard’s, with his interment to follow at R.S. Farmer Memorial Park, Silsbee. Complete and updated information may be found at: broussards1889.com.

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