Mitchell Garrett ‘Mitchy Man’ Pierce

Mitchell Garrett ‘Mitchy Man’ Pierce

Mitchell Garrett “Mitchy Man” Pierce, 15, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016, at Fort Carson, Colo.

Born Jan. 22, 2001, at Fort Stewart, Ga., he was a son of Melissa A. (Matassa) and Shawn M. Harris, of Milroy and Colorado Springs.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Thomas Matassa.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by: his siblings, Ryan Pierce, Lacey Harris and Connor Harris; maternal grandmother, Lois Gallo, of Diamondhead, Miss.; and paternal grandparents, William Moyer and Phyllis Ritter, of Milroy, and Rodney and Marshia  Pierce, of Vidalia, Ga.

Mitchell was a student at Fountain-Fort Carson High School, Fountain, Colo.

He and his family previously resided in Smiths Station, Ala., from the time he was 2 until he was 15.

He loved his family, animals and looked forward each year to planting his own vegetable garden. He also enjoyed running track and archery.

Mitchell will forever be remembered for his tender heart and majestic smile.

A memorial service was held on Nov. 19, with interment in Mt. Rock Cemetery, Lewistown.

Arrangements were under the care of Heller- Hoenstine Funeral Homes, Woodlawn, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.hellerhoenstine