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Mr. Kenneth Ralph Bierma

• Updated Jun 5, 2019 at 3:33 PM

TELFORD - Mr. Kenneth Ralph Bierma, age 92, Telford, passed away Monday, June 3, 2019 at his residence.

Mr. Bierma was born in Berwyn, Il and the son of the late Frederick C. & Edna Beghitschke Bierma. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Clara Greene Bierma.

He was of the Presbyterian faith.

Mr. Bierma was a United States Navy Veteran of World War II, serving in the Pacific Campaign, primarily on Mine Sweepers.

He retired from AT&T, ITT, Western Electric and Northern Telecom. He was also a part-time employee of Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home. He was a 32nd Degree Mason.

He enjoyed woodworking, toy trains, NASCAR, Football and helping others.

Survivors include three children, Linda N. Bierma, Sandra E. Britt and Larry R. Bierma; granddaughter, Lindsey J. Britt Shafar; great-granddaughter, Claire L. Shafer; and a host of friends.

The family will receive friends from 2:00-4:00 pm Thursday, June 6, 2019 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home.

Graveside services will be conducted 10:00 am Friday, June 7, 2019 at Mountain Home National Cemetery with Rev. Ron Thompson officiating.

Pallbearers will be friends at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home.

Condolences may be sent to the Bierma family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.

Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, TN 753-3821

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