Robert ‘Bob’ Pierson, 73, Osage City: Oct. 18, 1944 – April 12, 2018

OSAGE CITY, Kan. – Robert “Bob” Pierson, 73, passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2018, at Osage Nursing Manor, Osage City, Kan. He was born on Oct. 18, 1944, in Omaha, Neb., the son of Alfred and Vera Gillette Pierson.

Bob grew up in Omaha, and attended schools there. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1963 to 1967 aboard the USS Newport News in Norfolk, Va. He worked for General Tire, in Topeka, Kan., and then for Plumbing by Carlson until his retirement in 2004.

On Sept. 11, 1965, Bob was married to Sharon Jean Kautz, in Elizabeth City, N.C.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers, Kent Pierson and Jerald Pierson.

Bob is survived by his wife, Sharon; two children, Shaun (Mike) Pierson-Ordonez, Osage City, and Shane (Toni) Pierson, Topeka; and eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Bob was cremated and family and friends will gather from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 16, at the Feltner Funeral Chapel, 818 Topeka Ave., Lyndon, Kan.

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