Pierson, Franklin Junior, 69, of Moundsville, W.Va. passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2016, after a courageous battle with cancer at Liza’s Place in Wheeling.
He was born April 16, 1947 in Aleppo, Pa., a son of the late Frank and Lucille (Grinage) Pierson. Frank was a retired employee of American Electric Power. He was a veteran of the United States Army and served our country in the Vietnam War. Frank was Christian by faith. He loved spending time outdoors, was an avid hunter, and enjoyed many yearly trips to Canada and Colorado with his hunting buddies. He cherished family vacations, spending time with those he loved, adored his granddaughter, and loved cheering her on as she played sports.
Frank was loved and will be dearly missed by his wife Arlene Pierson of Moundsville; one son, Tony (Lorri) White of Moundsville; one granddaughter, Tristen White; three sisters, Irma Urey, Ruth Morris, and Woneeda (Karl) Gary all of Pa.; four brothers, James (Romona) Pierson, George Pierson, John (Suzie) Pierson of Pa., and Gary Pierson of Va.; two sisters-in-law, Rhonda (John) Morrell of Wheeling, W.Va. and Geraldine (Robert) Clutter of Benwood, W.Va.; his nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, other relatives, and many dear friends.
Friends will be received on Sunday, October 2, 2016 from 2-8 pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville, where funeral services will be held on Monday, October 3, 2016 at 11 am with Rev. Douglas Ondeck officiating. Interment will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling, with military honors.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com