In memory of
Samuel Clyde Pearce Jr.
Raleigh - Samuel Clyde Pearce, 75, died Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at Duke Raleigh Hospital. Clyde was born December 15, 1934 in Wake County to the late Annabelle Sanderson Pearce and Samuel Clyde Pearce, Sr. He and his loving wife, Alice Raynor Pearce were married on January 20, 1952. For many years he was owner and operator of Pearce's Exxon Station on New Bern Avenue in Raleigh. The friendships and trust of and for his customers continued for a lifetime. Spending time with his loving family and friends was so very important to him.
Funeral Service: 3:00 p.m. Friday, September 10, 2010 at Bethlehem Baptist Church
The family will receive relatives and friends prior to the service from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Burial: Church cemetery
Loving wife of 58-1/2 years: Alice Raynor Pearce
Children: Brenda and Richard Milam of Wake Forest
Marie and Dane Sallinger of Wake Forest
Keith and Melody Coats Pearce of Raleigh
Grandchildren: Stephanie Milam Gadd and David Gadd
Jennifer Milam Phillips and Shawn Phillips
Mary Elizabeth Pearce
Great-Grandchildren: Ethan Montgomery Phillips
Rachel Waring Gadd
Sister: Margaret Pearce Grocki of Farmington, CT
Mother-In-Law: Mary B. Raynor of Raleigh
Clyde is also survived by many extended family and close friends.
In addition to his parents, Clyde is preceded in death by his sister, Ethel Pearce Lassiter.
Flowers are appreciated or memorial contributions may be made to Bethlehem Baptist Church, 8400 Poole Road, Knightdale, NC 27545.
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