David Lesher Pierson, 80, of Hobson died May 21, 2012 at Mobile Infirmary.
He was born April 25, 1932. He was a member of Pine Level Baptist Church of Hobson. He retired from the U.S. Air Force as a Tech Sgt. having served for 20 years and retired from MWS Land Company after 18 years of employment.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Annie J. Pierson, Hobson; one son, Martin (Debbie) Pierson, Hobson; one daughter, Karen (John) Clanton, Coffeeville; five grandchildren, Selina Bumpers, Saraland, Scherri (Walt) Nader, Hobson, Jared Strong, Tuscaloosa, Whitney Strong, Mobile, Wesley Strong, Coffeeville; six great-grandchildren, Trey Nader, Sidney Nader, Andre Bumpers, Walker Bumpers, Hannah Bumpers and Salena Strong.
Visitation will be Wednesday, May 23 at 2 p.m. at Pine Level Baptist Church in Hobson with Rev. Ron Butler officiating. Burial will be in the Jones-Beech Cemetery.
An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.
Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson will direct.