James “Wyatt” Pierce, 57, a longtime resident of Rutland, died March 28, 2014, at Rutland Regional Medical Center.
He was born Oct. 6, 1956, in Morrisville, the son of Edward and Mable (Peters) Pierce.
He was employed in Connecticut, doing maintenance at a hotel for many years and later doing construction work.
He enjoyed fishing.
Survivors include a brother, Percy O’Neil of Rutland; and two sisters, Doris O’Neil and Betty O’Neil.
He was predeceased by his parents; a brother, Harold Pierce; and his girlfriend, Amy Murray on March 2, 2014.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 3, at Aldous Funeral Home, 44 North Main St., Rutland.