Robert Marvin Pierce

Robert "Bob" Marvin Pierce, 68, of Charleston, formerly of Booneville, passed passed from this life on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014 in Fort Smith. He was born May 10, 1946 in Panama City, Fla., to Herbert and Thelma Talmedge Pierce.

He was the owner of Bonneville Motors and was affectionately known as "Booneville Bob". He was a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. He enjoyed flying his plane and hunting and fishing.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 7, at the First Baptist Church in Booneville under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home.

He is survived by his wife Sandy of the home; one daughter, Cheryl Pierce of Pinellas Park, Fla.; stepdaughters, Cindy Parnell of Booneville, Amy Tillery of Pensacola, Fla., Kelly Scott and Becky Brasher both of Booneville; sons, Ernest Valdez of Wenatchee, Wash., and Robert Pierce, Jr. of Booneville; sisters, Annette Amburn of Newport News, Va., and Carolyn Roddem of Lynn Haven, Fla.; brother, Lonnie Pierce of Lynn Haven, Fla.; stepmother, Martha Pierce of Panama City, Fla.; nephews, Steven Pierce, Michael Pierce, Kenneth Pierce, Billy Pierce, and Jeffery Pierce; 20 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The pallbearers will be Bobby, Billy, Kenny, Michael and Jeff Pierce, Ernie Valdez and Keith Glass.

Visitation will be Wednesday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. at Roberts Funeral Home.