8/16/2013 6:04:00 PM Kenneth "Kenny" Ray Pierce, 1943 - 2013
Kenneth “Kenny” Ray Pierce, 1943 – 2013
Kenneth Ray "Kenny" Pierce passed away Monday, July 29, 2013. He was born Sept. 10, 1943, in Pasco to Kenny and Mildred Pierce. The family moved following construction to Oregon then back to Warden before settling in Othello in 1954 where Kenny attended school until he graduated in 1961. He attended college at Cheney for one year where he met his wife Ally. They had three daughters Shawnna, Laura and Stacie. Kenny worked for Safeway in various locations. He then moved to Seattle where he started an antique shop with Dave Katen in an underground mall on the waterfront. In the early 1980s, Kenny and Dave sold the shop and moved to Green Valley, Ariz., where they resumed their business until retiring. Kenny is survived by his companion and partner of 40 years Dave Katen; three daughters Shawna (Mel) Pickett, of Abby, Laura Rabago, of Tucscon, Ariz., and Stacie Pierce, of Spokane; one brother Gary (Lois) Pierce, of Othello; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, cousins, nieces and nephews. Kenny will be greatly missed.