James Michael Pierce (Sign Guestbook)

James Michael Pierce, age 52, passed away peacefully Wednesday, December 26, 2018. That evening, he was surrounded by his family as his faith became sight. He was a graduate of William Fleming High School in Roanoke, VA. He was an active member of Black Oak Heights Baptist Church in Knoxville, TN. Michael served his church through teaching the elementary school students and through volunteering in the media ministry. Michael was passionate about N.C. State athletics, space and the cosmos and making people laugh. He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Kimberly Taylor Pierce; father, James Homer Pierce; sisters, Leisa Donaldson and Jill Pierce; nephew, Douglas Graves (Shelby Graves); Niece, Christy Graves; father-in-law, David Taylor; mother-in-law, Beverly Taylor; brothers-in-law, David Taylor, Brian Taylor (Bryan Taylor); sister-in-law Terry Mills (Terry Mills); nephews, Jesse, Cameron, Austin, Bradley, Antonio and Damian; nieces, Hailey and Holly; honorary brother, Adam Malloy; honorary sister, Tiffany Kreiger. The funeral will be held on Saturday, December 29, at 2:00 PM at Black Oak Heights Baptist Church, 405 Black Oak Drive, Knoxville, TN 37912. The family will receive friends from 12:00-2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Black Oak Heights Baptist Church Media Ministry. Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Pierce family and invites you to view and sign the online registry below.

10 guestbook entries for “James Michael Pierce”:

  1. Kathy Williams says:

    May God’s grace give you comfort in the coming days Kimmie, Jim and family.
    Prayers to all…

    Dean Kerr
    Kathy Williams

  2. Jimmy & Billie Patterson says:

    So sorry for your loss. We will miss Mike as we know you will. Love seeing his beautiful smile. Love all..

  3. Laura Jones says:

    I love you both so much, Kimmie I am so sorry ! I love you and am here for you always!

  4. Sherry Massie says:

    Kimmie, Jill and Family, I am so very sorry for your loss. I never had the chance to meet Pierce but it’s very obvious what a wonderful man he was and how much he was loved. Sending prayers of peace, comfort and strength.

  5. Sandy & Doug Kline says:

    Our thoughts & prayers go out to Kimmie & the Pierce family. No words can express our sadness at the loss of Pierce, such a warm, gentle soul. His humor, quick wit, & football banter will be missed, as will his kindness & faith.
    RIP, big man. Your fight is over.

  6. Dottie Qualls says:

    Kimmie, Jim and sisters, I am so sorry about Mike’s passing, but now he is well and perfect. I have been sick and cannot attend today, but know that I love you all and am praying for you all. Love in Christ.

  7. Rhonda Malloy says:

    Mike Pierce as like a teddy bear, always a joy to be around! He was a blessing to anyone who knew him, and he is missed tremendously. Our continued prayers go with his family as they feel his absence. May God be glorified for His servant Mike Pierce.

  8. Kim Garrett says:

    The joy of The Lord shines through Mike and to those who came into his presence. Praying you feel the Father’s comfort. Love to you, Kimmie and Jim and the family.
    Kim Garrett

  9. Alisha Grisham says:

    Kimmie, Jim, Leisa, Jill, and the rest of the Family,

    I really do not have any words to say that can make this better. All I know is that God loves you all and is going to see you through each day. You are a family with such strong faith, and that has always been a strong witness to me. I am praying for comfort and peace, and even God’s joy, for each one of you. Mike was such a sweet man and his smile was infectious.
    Alisha Grisham

  10. Johnny and Janie Ballinger says:

    We are so sorry for your loss, we will remember him always he was such aG Godly man. We will pray for his family, RIP Mike we will see you again.

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