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Obituary: Donald C. Pierson Jr.

Donald C. Pierson Jr.

Donald C. Pierson Jr.

Donald C. Pierson Jr., 86 years, of Prescott, Arizona, born to Mr. and Mrs. Donald C. Pierson on Feb. 15, 1933, in Fort Dodge, Iowa, passed away on June 21, 2019, in Prescott, Arizona.

A retired civil engineer, he graduated from Humboldt High School, Humboldt, Iowa, attended, the Virginia Military Institute, graduated from Iowa State University, and served in the United States Air Force.

Donald worked for the City of Tempe for 20 years, and continued to work for a private engineering corporation before his retirement.

He enjoyed being involved with various civic organizations, traveling, music — especially jazz — and sports, baseball, basketball, football, and watching his family members playing various other sporting events.

A devoted Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather, he is survived by his wife, Patricia P. Pierson; his children, Jane and Steve Doyle, Lori Pierson, Gene and Mitchalene McFarland, Jerry McFarland; eight grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Donald C. Pierson; his brother, William Pierson; his son, Donald C. Pierson III; and daughter-in-law, Mary Catherine Mintk-Pierson.

Arrangements entrusted to Hampton Funeral Home.

Information provided by survivors.

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