Bruce Alfred Pierce, 84, of Hagerstown, Md., passed from this life Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at Julia Manor Health Care Center in Hagerstown.
Born July 13, 1928, in Hendersonville, N.C., he was the son of the late Lee Felia and Dorothy Helen (Graves) Pierce.
U.S. Army in 1951. Until 1953, he served at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center as a surgical technician.
Bruce retired from The Review-Herald Publishing Association.
He was a member of Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge 378. He was also a member of the Boonsboro (Md.) Historical Society.
He is survived by his loving wife, Doris E. (Tipton) Pierce of Hagerstown; one daughter, Judith Lynn Pierce of Hagerstown; and one brother, Charles Pierce of Sorrento, Fla.
In addition to his parents, Bruce was preceded in death by two sisters, Myrtude Michaelis and Helen Moyers Trinkner.
A memorial service will be Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at 3 p.m. at Willow Brook Seventh-day Adventist Church, 8916 Mapleville Road, Boonsboro.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Bruce's name to Adventist World Radio, 12501 Old Columbia Pike, Silver Spring, MD 20904.
Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at www.baststaufferfuneralhome.com.