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Pierce, Mark D.

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Mark D. Pierce, 51, of Galesburg, Illinois died at 5:52 p.m. Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, Illinois.

He was born May 29, 1963 in Galesburg to John and Barbara McGee Pierce.

Surviving is his wife and partner in life, Lois Pierce of Galesburg; a son, Matthew J. (and Katy) Johnson of Nebraska; three daughters, Miranda (and Daryl) Hagler of Galesburg, Samantha Pierce of Galesburg and Megan (and Derek) Peck of Abingdon, Illinois; two stepsons, Jason (and Beth) Fuller of Monmouth, Illinois and Bryon (and Jill) Fuller of Galesburg; a stepdaughter, Tiffanee Fuller of California; three brothers, Don Pierce of Springfield, Illinois, Larry Pierce of Galesburg and John (and Pat) Pierce of Galesburg and 13 grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Jeffery Pierce.

Mark was a truck driver most of his life and retired in 2010 due to his health. He was a U.S. Army veteran.

Cremation will be accorded. Celebration of his life will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, August 25, 2014 at the Community of Christ Church of Galesburg. Bonnie and Darrell King will officiate. Memorials may be made to the family. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services of Galesburg is assisting the family. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.