ODESSA Robert Wayne Pierson, age 54, went home to be with our Lord Wednesday, August 15, 2007 from his residence in Odessa, Texas. He was born March 22, 1953 in Corpus Christi, TX, to Robert Grady Pierson and Joyce Marie (Hendrixson) Henry.
Mr. Pierson retired after twenty years of service as a Captain with the Odessa Fire Department. He also owned and operated Resco, a local heating and air conditioning business. He was a devoted father, grandfather, and friend. He enjoyed working, as well as hunting and fishing, and was a John Wayne enthusiast. He was a member of the Baptist Church.
Those left to cherish his love and memories include his three daughters: Ona Counts and husband Mike of Divernon, IL, Rhonda Stock and husband Alton of Odessa and Angela Blair and husband Brad of Snyder, TX; the mother of his children: Lorinda New of Odessa; two brothers: Gary Pierson and wife Valerie of Charlotte, NC and David Henry and wife DeLana of San Angelo, TX; two sisters: Vickey McPherson and husband Jesse of Herrin, IL and Ava McKnight and husband Larry of Inmin, SC; six grandchildren: Bryan, Taylar, Garrett, Ashlynn, Chandler and Brayden; his best friend: Buster; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Wayne was preceded in death by his parents: L.D. and Joyce Henry.
The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Sunday evening, August 19, 2007 at Acres West Funeral Chapel. Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Monday, August 20, 2007, at Acres West Funeral Chapel with Brother Clydell Chapman officiating. Pallbearers will include representatives from the Odessa Fire Department. Interment will follow at Western Roses Memorial Park. Services are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel of West Odessa. Condolences to the family may be sent through www.acreswestfuneral.com.