Donald Wayne Pearce, age 77, passed away April 22, in Killeen. A visitation for Mr. Pearce is scheduled for Friday, 10:00 am, at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Copperas Cove with the service to begin at 11:00 am in the Crawford-Bowers Chapel. Burial will be after the service at Central Texas State Veteran's Cemetery.
Mr. Pearce was born September 19, 1935 in Corsicana, Texas to Everett H. and Novella (Lee) Pearce. At age 19, Donald entered the Army Reserves and served his country as a Radar Technician for over 28 years in the United States Army, which included two tours in the Vietnam Conflict. During his Vietnam service, he received the Bronze Star Medal with two oak leaf clusters, as well as numerous other awards.
He is preceded in death by his sister, Judy Oliver.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Martha Pearce, a son, Jerry Pearce (wife Ann), a daughter, Donna Williams (husband David), and a grandson, Kyle Pearce.
You may express your condolences to the family at www.crawfordbowerscopperascove.com.