Greg Pierson

Greg Pierson

October 04, 1947 - June 15, 2021

Greg Pierson, age 73, of Topeka, passed away June 15, 2021. He was born October 4, 1947, in Streator, Illinois to Helen (Yeager) Lively and Riley Pierson.

Greg married Dee (Lignitz) on July 11, 1970. she survives. Other survivors include, daughter, Stacey (Alan) and son, Aaron (Heather). Greg was blessed with four grandchildren, Jarrett, Randy, Jaelyn and Hunter, whom he loved very much. Also surviving are four brothers and two sisters and numerous nieces and nephews.

Greg served in the Air Force from 1966-1970. He worked as a HVAC technician for many years. He worked at Anchor Robinson Heating & Air, CD Jones and the State of Kansas, from where he retired in 2011.

After retirement, he and Dee became winter Texans in Raymondville, Texas. He made many friends in Texas whom he enjoyed very much. In March 2021, Greg and Dee moved back to Topeka to be closer to family and friends.

Honoring Greg’s wishes, cremation has taken place. There will be a celebration of life at Lake Shawnee Shelter house #4 on June 26, 2021, from 10am-1pm. This will be a casual event, in which you are invited to come and go as your time allows to share some memories. The family request no flowers; however, if you feel the need or desire, please feel free to donate to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital (stjude.org/donate/donate-to-st-jude.html) in Greg’s honor or a charity of your choice.