Obituary of John G Pierpoint
John Pierpoint, 72, beloved husband of Diane Walsh-Pierpoint, passed away peacefully at his residence in the care of Crescent Hospice and Nuclear Care Partners on Monday evening, June 12, 2023 following an extended illness.
Born on June 21,1950 in Denver Colorado, he was the son of the late Leslie Pierpoint & Frances Shreeve Pierpoint. John was a high school Colorado State Champion and a Division 1 Collegiate Wrestler. He was a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AICHE), and a Professional Engineer in four states. After a long career as a Chemical Engineer and a Project Manager in both the Petrochemical and Nuclear industries he retired from the Savannah River Nuclear Site. He is a parishioner of St. Mary Help of Christian Church in Aiken. John was also an avid golfer and had been a member of Houndslake Golf Club, Aiken Golf Club and Midland Valley Golf Club.
Surviving in addition to his wife are his children, Tami (Shawn) Mullins of Denver, Co; Cody (Caroline) Pierpoint of Rock Springs, WY: Patrick (Nathasha) Westcott of Greenville, SC; Rebecca Principi of Greenwood, SC; Julianne Principi of Aiken, SC; his sister Nancy (Robert) Knowles of Fort Walton Beach, FL; and his sister-in-law Michelle Westcott of Aiken, SC; 4 grandchildren Tylan and Erin Mullins, Carter and Catherine Pierpoint; 4 great grandchildren Alikai, Ember, Waylon, & Oakley.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, June 16, 2023 at 11:00am at St. Mary Help of Christians Church Historic Park Avenue Chapel, 203 Park Avenue, SE Aiken, SC 29801 with the Very Reverend Richard Wilson as celebrant.
Final Rites and Commendation will follow in Calvary Cemetery, 1255 University Blvd., Aiken, SC 29801.
Following the committal service, the family will host friends at the Constantine House, 3406 Richland Avenue W, Aiken, SC 29801.
In lieu of flowers please donate to CancerResearch.org, the Boosters of South Aiken High School Wrestling Program 232 E. Pine Log Road, Aiken, SC 29803 or to the Hope House of Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church, 302 Hibben Street, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464.
The Historic George Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 211 Park Avenue SW, Aiken, SC 29801 (803) 649.6234 has charge of arrangements.
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Final Rites & Commendation
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1950 - 2023
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