Jason Pierce, 39, of East Boothbay, passed away unexpectedly on June 25, 2021.
He was born on Dec. 19, 1981 in Waterville, Maine, the son of Veronica and Wayne Pierce.
He attended Winthrop grade and middle schools; Kents Hill for a year and then graduated from Winthrop High School in 2001, where he was active on the football team and basketball team. He continued his education at the University of Maine in Augusta for two years.
From a young age, Jason developed a love for sports especially football. He played basketball, in middle school, as well as football. At Kents Hill he played on the baseball and basketball team and participated in mountain biking. At Winthrop High School he played on the varsity football team as a running back. A former teammate said, “He was an unstoppable runner,” being an integral part of the State Championship team in 1999-2000 winning the state title.
He was the owner of Pierce Plus Inc., a landscaping and lawncare business for over 20 years serving the Boothbay region. Jason was a licensed arborist and cared very much about his customers and employees. He always went above and beyond for them.
His passion for animals was genuine, especially dogs. Jason formed special bonds with the family dogs and it gave him endless enjoyment to interact with them. The family dog, Lulu, will miss him. Jason enjoyed boating and fishing on the waters of Boothbay and Cape Coral, Florida.
He had many friends that he so enjoyed sharing his life with. You could call on Jason to help at anytime. His friends enjoyed his big smile and sense of humor. They have many fond memories of countless hours of laughter and entertainment.
Jason invested in property that he would proudly improve with the most recent being a three-unit, 100-year-old Captain’s house in historic Bath.
He is survived by his loving parents Veronica and Wayne Pierce; sister Jessica Pierce; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins; as well as his many friends, clients, and employees. He will be dearly missed.
There will be a celebration of his life with the date to be announced. In lieu of flowers, please plant a tree in his memory.
Hall Funeral Home and Tribute Center has care of the arrangements. To extend online condolences, please visit hallfuneralhomes.com