LOUISBURG - James "Jimmy" Ellis Pierce, Jr., of Louisburg died Monday, June 29, 2015 at Wake Medical Center. Born July 24, 1950 to the late James Ellis Pierce, Sr. and Joan Elam Allen. He was preceded in death by his sister, Beverly Denton. Jimmy owned and operated Sycamore Creek Nursery. He loved his children and grandchildren, he had a love for the land, loved being outdoors and enjoyed softball.
The family will receive friends Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at Sandy Creek Baptist Church where a memorial service will follow at 7:00 p.m. with Rev. Butch Gordon and Rev. Jon Dorsey officiating.
He is survived by his loving wife and best friend, Judy Pierce; his daughters, Joan P. Stone (Mark), Catina P. Hayes (Ronnie); his sons, Patrick Allen (Catherine), Brad Thompson (Stacy); his grandsons, Logan Hayes, Matthew Stone and Nate Thompson; his four sisters, Gloria Allen (Mike), Barbara Petty (John), Brenda Allen and Linda Allen (Billie).
Arrangements are being handled by Lancaster Funeral and Cremation Services, 804 N. Bickett Boulevard, Louisburg. Online condolences may be made to www.lancasterfcs.com.