PIERCE, Richard F. Jr., "Rich", 58, of Tampa passed away on Sunday, February 3, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Patricia. He is survived by his wife, Bertha; two children, Colin (Sarah) of N.C. and Margaret; two grandchildren, Trinity and Avery; Aunt Lynn; Uncle Frank; and numerous loving and supportive friends. He retired as a Border Patrol agent and proudly continued his service with their union for many years. A memorial service will be held in his honor at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, February 14, 2013 at Stowers Funeral Home. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will be on Friday, February 15, 2013 in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL.