David M. Pierce, 65 of Zanesville, passed away at 8:28 pm, Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at Genesis Good Samaritan Medical Center.
Dave was born March 17, 1948 in Zanesville, the son of the late John E. and Faye E. (Rush) Pierce. He was owner and operator of the Putnam Tavern and New To You Motor Sales on Putnam Avenue, he was a previous owner of Hideaway / Pastime Café and the Owens Tavern. He helped start up the Vietnam Veterans Bike Show in 1981 and he was an avid pool player.
Dave is survived by his wife Linda (Ballman) Pierce whom he married Dec 20, 1969; his children Michelle Pierce of Zanesville; his granddaughter Ashley F. Pierce of the home, Amanda Dobbins, David Dobbins, Tamera Robertson and Tabby Jenkins and one great-grandson Koda Dobbins; his brother Robert W. (Anna) Pierce of Zanesville; a lifelong friend Roger Durst and his extended family and friends.
In addition to his parents, Dave is preceded in death by his son Ernie Pierce, his sister Verna Jo Sims and his brother Raymond Pierce.
Visitations will be 2 to 4 pm Saturday, October 12th at the Farus Funeral Home of Duncan Falls where funeral services will be 4 pm with Pastor Mike McGuire officiating.