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Philip "Gene" Eugene Pierson

July 7, 1939 ~ December 18, 2017 (age 78)
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Philip Eugene Pierson, 78, of Xenia, Ohio died peacefully at his Xenia home on Monday December 18, 2017 at 4:50 P.M. He was born in Xenia on July 07, 1939, to Leroy and Lucille Pierson.  Gene, as he preferred to be called, stayed positive thru battling many illnesses. His goal was to live each day with a positive attitude.

He is survived by his wife, Esther, of 37 years; mother, Lucille Pierson; children: Cristi (Dave) Morgan, Sheri (Dwight) LaMarshe, Kathi (Scott) Moreau, Jeff Pierson, Kimberly (John Lester), Heather Hochstettler; grandchildren:  Jenilee Morgan, Josh Morgan, Jessica (Harold) Smith, Jamie (James) Fisher, Jackie (Jeff) Schaff, Angie (Mike) Flannigan, Alexis LaMarshe, Melissa (Jack) Dohgarty, Haley Janison, Kassaundra (Aaron) Kannagy, Brook (Brad), Alexandria Pierson, Christopher (Kayti) Salmons, Richard (Lesley) Hochstettler, Toran (Lexie) Hochstettler, Madalynn, Geneva, Raegan Hochstettler and many great-grandchildren; sisters: Roberta Pierson and Carol (Gene) Bradds.

Gene was preceded in death by his father, Leroy Pierson and sister, Shirley Baker.

Cremation has been scheduled. There are no services.

The Powers-Kell Funeral Home is serving the family.

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