USAO News Bureau

PIERCE, Horance Arnett III

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

 

Horace Arnett Pierce III June 3, 1984 - Aug. 8, 2012

 

Former Drover basketball player Horace Pierre, 28, died suddenly in the Bahamas on Aug. 8. Pierre played basketball from 2001-04 and graduated from the University of Science and Arts in 2006 with a degree in business.

 

He was a kid with good character. "He was just a really good person," Head Men’s Basketball Coach Brisco McPherson said. "He got along well with everybody. I am saddened by the news of his passing. He will be missed by many."

 

Horace Arnett Pierre III was born June 3, 1984, to Horace Jr. and the late Pam Pierre on the island of New Providence in The Bahamas. He graduated high school at Saint Augustine’s College in The Bahamas in 2001, before attending and playing for USAO. Pierre was the Member Services Manager for Bakers Bay Golf and Ocean Club in Abaco, Bahamas, at the time of his passing. According to his employer, he is survived by his sister and grandmother.