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Lyle W. Pierce

May 23, 1941 ~ January 8, 2020 (age 78)


Lyle W. Pierce, loving husband, father, and grandfather, of Bloomington passed away at IU Health Bloomington Hospital on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at the age of 78,.

He was born in Martinsville, Indiana on May 23, 1941 into the home of Frank and Margie (Young) Walters. He married Linda Pierce twenty three years ago starting a beautiful marriage. He worked as an Electrician. Lyle enjoyed watching wildlife like deer, squirrels, and birds play in the yard and could be found sitting on the front porch many days talking and waving to everyone that went by, he never met a stranger. Lyle watched Western's on TV and played cards. Visiting with his family was his favorite activities..

Lyle is survived by his Wife, Linda Pierce; Children, Suetta Hill, Kimberly Kopp, Tami (Tim) Grow, Tim (Michelle) Pierce, Terri (Troy) Bible; Joey (Lisa) Rutherford, Ronnie (Sheila) Rutherford, Scott (Julie) Hogle; Grandchildren, Seandria, Steven, Shayne, Ryan, Chawnte, Ericka, Jeff, Jordan, Holly, Christopher, Heather, Jacob, Briana, Parker, Jenna, Blake, and Bryson; Great-Grandchildren, Ethan, Stephen, Sophia, Sarabella, Mina, Riley, Mya, Zack, Daniel, Takoda, Danica, Jaythan, Rilynne, Jaxson, Jazzlynn, Carter, Destiny, Isaac, Jayce, Keionna, Emma, Kierstyn, Elijah, Nevaya, Noel, Nacey, and Nova; and Brothers, Bill Pierce and Stanley Pierce.

He was preceded in death by his Mother Mary Walters; Father Frank Pierce; Step-Father, Tom Walters; Sister, Susie Jacobs; Brother-in-Law, Walter Jacobs and Brother, John Pierce;

Funeral Services will be held on Monday, January 13, 2020 at 1:00 pm at Chandler Funeral Home-Whitaker Chapel in Gosport with Pastor Ben Lopossa officiating. Burial is to follow at Friendship Park Cemetery in Paragon. Visitation will be Sunday, January 12, 2020 from 2:00 pm until 6:00 pm at the funeral home. Share condolences, memories and more with Lyle's family by visiting his tribute page at


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January 12, 2020

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Chandler Funeral Home-Whitaker Chapel
PO BOX 86 2 East Main Street
Gosport, IN 47433

Funeral Service
January 13, 2020

1:00 PM
Chandler Funeral Home-Whitaker Chapel
PO BOX 86 2 East Main Street
Gosport, IN 47433

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