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Richard Nelson Peirce

November 29, 1929 ~ December 25, 2020 (age 91)


Richard Nelson Peirce, 91, of Palmyra, died on Friday, December 25, 2020.

 Richard was preceded in death by Ann Peirce his loving wife of 62 years.

He is survived by his three children, Linda Kirby, Rick Peirce, Jr. and Lori Gaughran; ten grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

 There will be no public viewing or visitation at the funeral home.

A private graveside service will be held for family members only.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society by visiting www.

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Private Service

Holly Memorial Gardens
3251 Seminole Trail
Charlottesville, VA 22911


American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

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