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, the American Legion, N.R.A. and AMG International Ministries. 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 greatgrandchildren, Trey Nader, Sidney Nader, Andre Bumpers, Walker Bumpers, Hannah Bumpers and Salena Strong.
The service was May 23 at 3 p.m. at Pine Level Baptist Church in Hobson with Rev. Ron Butler officiating. Burial was in the Jones-Beech Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Carl Thompson, Nelson Thompson, Walt Nader, Gerald Everett, Donald Jones and Clint Odom.
An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.
Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.