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John "Rocky" Douglas Pierce

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“Rock, I can honestly say i'm gonna miss you bro. You looked out for me when no one else bothered. I'm sorry i couldn't make it to say Good-bye,...Read More »
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“Rocky the best years of my life were spent with you, the bond between us is stronger than any that life or death could possibly break. I'm gonna miss...Read More »
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Mr. John "Rocky" Douglas Pierce, 36, of Asheville, passed away on Sunday, October 28, 2018.
Rocky was born February 9, 1982, in Burke County, to Douglas Pierce and Cynthia Gail Smart Phillips.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his children, Alita May Blayze Pierce and her mother, Nicole Kistler; Memphis Rayne Pierce, Onaka Carlee Pierce, and Bristol Swaye Pierce and their mother Tamberlane Campbell; brothers, Edward Bill Smart and Ray Ray Pierce; sisters, Heather Pierce and Valerie Pierce; and grandfather, John Bill Smart.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 2:30 P.M. at Calvary Memorial Gardens, with Rev. Marvin Wiley officiating.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM on Friday at Heritage Funeral Service in Valdese.
An online guestbook and obituary is available at
Heritage Funeral Service & Crematory of Valdese is serving the family.