Guy L. Pearce, 93, of Ithaca, passed away peacefully at his home with his loving family at his side on Sunday, December 11, 2011. He was born on November 2, 1918 to the late Joseph and Carrie (Jordan) Pearce.
Guy attended a one room school house in Savona, Butler Middle School, and was a graduate of New Madison Schools in 1936. Guy worked for GM and was a farmer for over 30 years. He later worked for the New Madison Grocery as a bagger in his retirement. Guy enjoyed spending time with family and loved to go out and cut wood. He was a member of the Family of God Ministries in Arcanum. One of Guy's greatest accomplishments was living by his faith.
In addition to his parents, Guy is preceded in death by his first wife, Evelyn E. (Marshall) Pearce; a son, Gary Eugene Pearce; a son-in-law, Ron Drew; three brothers, Dewitt, Leo (Runt) and Joseph (Joe Bags); three half brother, Roland (Pete) Byron (Shorty) and Kenneth (Kenny) Pearce.
Guy is survived by his wife, Adith (Fugate) Pearce, whom he married on July 10, 2004; two daughters, LaDonna and Jim Jones of Lincoln, California and Lois Drew of New Madison; a daughter-in-law, Sharon Pearce; ten grandchildren, Penny Jones-Hagenbuch, Timothy and Suzzane Jones, Robby and Pamela Jones, Guy Barry Drew, Dawn and Jack Shepard, Bambi and Maury Burton, David and Jody Pearce, Debbie Pearce, Brenda Pearce-Earls and Karen and Kelly Hunt; one step grandchild Mike and Collen Blankenship; one step great grandchild Derick Blankenship; a brothers, George and Mary Ellen Pearce; and a sister, Virginia Ann and Robert Grim.
The family will receive guests on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 from 10:00 - 12:00 PM at Braund Funeral Home in New Madison. A Celebration of Life service will immediately follow at 12:00 PM with the Rev. Joe LeMaster being asked to officiate. Burial will follow in Greenmound Cemetery
Services are entrusted to Braund Funeral Home in New Madison. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.braundfuneralhome.com.