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Willie Seth Pearce Jr.

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LAKE GASTON — Willie Seth “Billy” Pearce Jr., 79, died Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at WakeMed. Graveside services was conducted Saturday, June 20, at the Youngsville Cemetery. The Rev. Mike O. Connor and the Rev. David Little officiated.

He was a Youngsville native born to the late Willie S. Pearce and Eunice Holmes Pearce. Billy was also preceded in death by his sister, Rachel Pearce Harper.

Billy found immense joy in time spent with family and friends. He treasured the time together dearly and would always strive to foster connections. He was a retired independent insurance adjuster and was a member of Littleton Baptist Church and the Littleton Lion’s Club.

Mr. Pearce is survived by his loving wife, Suzanne Pollard Pearce; his daughter, Carmen Pearce Adams, and husband, Michael; and his grandchildren, McRae Alexander Adams and Maris Jamison Adams.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made in Billy’s memory to a charity of one’s choice.

Arrangements are by Blaylock Funeral Home in Littleton. Online condolences may be made at