April 16, 1942 - April 18, 2017
Rising Sun, Maryland | Age 75
Manly Martin Pierce of Rising Sun, MD, age 75, passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017. He was born in Elkton, MD on April 16, 1942 to the late Jake Pierce and Lora (Abrams) Pierce.
Manly worked for 31 years at General Motors. During that time he was also a union representative for General Motors. Manly was a Little League commissioner in Rising Sun. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, cooking, playing horseshoes, mowing the grass and listening to his CB radio "Twin Daddy". Manly found his greatest joy in spending time with his beloved family.
Manly is survived by his wife, Paula Pierce, four sons: Bryan Pierce and his wife, Debbie, Eric Pierce and his wife, Patty, Jeremy Pierce (Leslie), Jason Pierce (Monica); three step sons: Jeffery Hennemuth, Patrick Hennemuth, and William Hennemuth and his wife, Anita; ten grandchildren: Greg Pierce, Miranda Pierce, Ashley Hennemuth and her fiancé, Zach Ewing, Addison Pierce, Jonathan Hamm, William Abbott, Joanna Mosier, Matthew Raines, Patrick Hennemuth, Jr., Luke Hennemuth; sister, Fern Trimble, special niece Carmella "Punkie" Edwards, and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Manly was preceded in death by his brothers, Gerald Pierce and Vincent Pierce, and sisters, Evelyn "Bootsy" Sharpless and Naomi Pierce.
A visitation will be held on Sunday, April 23 between 6 PM and 8 PM at R.T. Foard Funeral Home, 111 S. Queen St., Rising Sun, MD 21911. A memorial service in Manly's honor will be held at 11 AM on Monday, April 24, 2017 at the funeral home where family and friends may begin visiting at 10 AM.
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