Robert W. Pierson

Jan 23, 2020
Pierson, Robert news


11:00 AM Tuesday January 28, 2020 at Celebration First Assembly of God Church 745 April Street Waterloo, Iowa, 50701.


5:00- 7:00 PM Monday January 27, 2020 at Kearns Funeral Service 3146 Kimball Ave in Waterloo as well as on hour prior to services on Tuesday at the church.


Waterloo Cemetery with Military Rites by Waterloo AMVETS Post #19, Evansdale AMVETS Post #31, and the USMC Honor Guard.



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Robert W. Pierson age 68 of Waterloo died Thursday January 23,2020 at Mercy One Medical Center in Cedar Falls. He was born on January 29, 1951 in Waterloo the son of Orval and Jewel (Gray) Pierson. Robert graduated from Waterloo East High School and served his county in the United Sates Marine Corps until his honorable discharge. Robert married Jolene Ford August 4, 2001 in Waterloo.

He worked at John Deere and company as an assembler and had been a committee man. He was an active member of Celebration First Assembly of God church in Waterloo and truly enjoyed time spent there. Robert was a Member of the UAW and enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson as well as hunting.

Survivors include: his wife Jolene of Waterloo; two daughters Dana (Michael) Schilling, and Sarah( John) Moses both of Waterloo; his mother Jewel Cotton of Parkersburg; six granddaughters, Courtney (Duke) Holmes, Taylor Pierson, Paige Pierson, Lina Pierson, Antonia and Graciela Chavarria; two sisters Rebecca Pierson of Arizona, and Connie (Robert) Peters of Grundy Center; a brother William Pierson of Waterloo, and 12 Great-Grandchildren

He was preceded in death by his Father.

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  1. Beccy Johnson | Jan 27, 2020

    Dear Jolene. I am so sorry to hear about Bobby. I just found out and wont be able to make the trip back to town. Oh the memories and good times going through my head right now. My thoughts and prayers are with you and his family. RIP Bobby and give My love to “round boy” and Carol and Hanie and all of our friends that are welcoming you home. 


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