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James Warren Piercey

April 29, 1933 ~ June 29, 2021 (age 88)


PIERCEY, James Warren, 88, of Vandalia, passed away Tuesday, June 29, 2021. He was born to James & Zora Piercey on April 29, 1933 in Dayton, Ohio. Warren graduated from Vandalia Butler High School.   He retired as the vice president of Metro Tool & Die and was a former owner of Kemp Tool. Warren was a member of the Fletcher United Methodist Church. He was a part time farmer.

Preceded in death by his beloved wife of 64 years, Norma J. Piercey, his parents and sister, Martha J. O’Rourke. Survived by his children, Jeff Piercey, Debbie Jackson & Julia Piercey; 4 grandchildren, Banks (Kendra), Emily, Ryan (Carly) & Joshua (Kristen); 8 great grandchildren, Jacob, Jocelyn, Aliza, Cadence, Bentley, Isla, Zora & Alivia; brothers-in-law, Robert Zimmer (Donna Gollahon) & Ronald Zimmer (Janet); sister-in-law, Elsie Zimmer; and by his extended family & many good friends.

Funeral service 12:30 p.m. Saturday, July 3, 2021 at the Morton & Whetstone Funeral Home, 139 S. Dixie Dr., Vandalia. Interment Forest Hills Memorial Gardens, Tipp City. The family will receive friends Saturday at 11a.m., prior to the service, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donation can be made to the charity of your choice. To send a special message to the family, please visit

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July 3, 2021

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Morton Whetstone Funeral Home
139 S. Dixie Dr
Vandalia, OH 45377

Funeral Service
July 3, 2021

12:30 PM
Morton & Whetstone Funeral Home
139 S. Dixie Drive
Vandalia, OH 45377

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