J. William "Bill" Pierce

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  • "Dear Bill - I will always be so thankful for all our..."
    - Elaine Huber
  • "bill, i will missed you. you were most friendly person. ..."
    - randy weich
  • "Bill was a long time family friend. He taught both my..."
    - nancy bachman
  • "learning music in the 70s with bill,what an adventure i can..."
    - Brett Allferd
  • "I was waiting for a nice afternoon that you would be..."
    - Carol Burris
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Service Information
Evergreen Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel
1101 NE 112th Avenue
Vancouver, WA

April 1, 1923 ~ February 20, 2011
"Bill, the Accordion Man ~ Keep Smilin' Kid"

Bill Pierce, 87, of Vancouver, WA, passed away on Feb. 20, 2011 at SW WA Medical Center surrounded by family and friends. He was born in Douglas, ND and moved to Vancouver over 60 years ago.
Bill spent most of his working years playing and teaching piano, organ, and accordion up and down the west coast. In his later years, he had a small accordion repair/sales business and continued giving music lessons.
Bill leaves behind many nieces and nephews.
He was the last of his eight siblings to pass away.
A Celebration of Bill's Life will be held in July, to be announced.
Please sign Bill's guest book at: www.columbian.com/obits.


Published in The Columbian on Apr. 6, 2011
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