William Victor Pierce
11/03/1933 - 11/27/2021
Obituary For William Victor Pierce
Pierce, William Victor (Bucky), 88, of Absecon, passed away on November 27, 2021. Bucky was born in 1933 and raised in Mays Landing, NJ until hie was drafted into the United States Army, serving from 1956-1962. He worked as a bus driver for New Jersey Transit and retired after a 30 year career.
Pop enjoyed working in the yard and taking care of the garden. He would often be called the ‘neighborhood landscaper. In his younger years, Bucky was an avid roller-skater and worked at the Mays Landing Lenape Park skating rink.
He was pre-deceased by his mother and father, Victoria and Clarence Pierce; his younger brother, Clarence Pierce (Carol); and his grandson, Corey Pierce. Bucky leaves behind his wife of 64 years and the love of his life, Irene A. Pierce; he is also survived by his 2 sons, Garry (Rhonda) and Douglas (Bridget); he will be incredibly missed by his granddaughters, Ashley Lang (Joe), Gracie Pierce, Katie Pierce; and his grandson, Jackson Pierce; along with his great-grandsons, Corbyn and Harrison Lang. Bucky had many family members who were also his friends, including his brothers-in-law, George Merlock and James Merlock (Lorraine); sister-in-law, Sally Ann Merlock; and special niece, Terry Michele Merlock. Bucky is also survived by many nieces and nephews, including Vickie Heintz and Michael Pierce.
Bucky was laid to rest at the Atlantic County Veterans Cemetery in Estel Manor on Thursday, December 2, 2021. For online condolences, please visit www.parselsfh.com.
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