Bob Pierce, Owner
Ernie Myers, General Manager
Ernie has been a licensed Funeral Director since 1971 and is a graduate of the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. He previously was appointed by the Governor of Virginia to serve a 7 year term as a member of the Regulatory Board for the Funeral profession. He has also served as President of the Northern Virginia Funeral Directors Association. He and his wife, Bonnie, have been married for 40 years and have three children and 2 grandchildren. He is very active in his church and community. Ernie's hobbies include football, fishing, antique collecting, and gardening.
Jeff Campbell, Funeral Director
Jeff was born and raised in Illinois and has been a licensed funeral director and embalmer since 1988. A graduate of Worsham College of Mortuary science in Chicago, Il., he relocated to the Northern Virginia area in 1985 to begin his career in Funeral Service. Jeff lives in South Riding with his girlfriend, Vicky, he has a daughter, Samantha, one grandson, Brooks, and his English Lab, Jack. In his spare time, Jeff enjoys spending time with family and friends, fishing, and going to his cabin in West Virginia.
Todd Myers, Funeral Director
Todd is a second-generation Funeral Director, born and raised around the funeral profession in Northern Virginia. He started working alongside his father as a teenager and has earned a bachelor’s degree in History from George Mason University as well as a degree in Embalming & Funeral Directing from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. Todd has worked at Pierce Funeral Home for twelve years and has a passion for working with people and serving the families that entrust Pierce Funeral Home to care for their loved ones. In addition to being a Licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer, he is crematory operator certified by both CANA and Matthews Cremation and has managed our cremation business as well as Pierce Pet Services from its inception through today.
In his free time, Todd enjoys pursuing his many hobbies and interests. A student of history and a proponent of continual learning, he is always discovering new and exciting things and eagerly learning about them. He is an avid record collector and concert goer. Additionally, he enjoys weightlifting, traveling, watching football and baseball, and spending time with family.
Caitlin Johns, Funeral Director
Caitlin is a lifelong Northern Virginia resident, having spent her early childhood living in Manassas and attending All Saints Catholic Church School. Her family moved to Gainesville in 2001 and she graduated from Battlefield High School in 2008. Caitlin is a proud resident of Gainesville today. She has worked at Pierce Funeral Home since 2019 and graduated Cum Laude with an associate’s degree in Funeral Services from John Tyler Community College in 2021, and became a licensed funeral director and embalmer shortly thereafter. Caitlin is also crematory operator certified through Matthews Cremation.
Caitlin is passionate about taking care of the people in her community in the most difficult of times. She takes pride in the relationships she has created and maintained with the families she has served at Pierce Funeral Home.
In her free time, Caitlin enjoys exploring, cooking, learning piano, and crafting.
Katherine Meredith, Funeral Service Intern
Katherine discovered her passion for service to others as a child assisting with patient care at her Mother's Podiatry Practice in South Western Virginia. Katherine carries her passion for service with her every day when caring for the families that trust Pierce Funeral Home with the care of their beloved family members and pets.
Katherine is a CANA-certified crematory operator, InSight certified celebrant, and awardee of the Eugene Ogrodnick Entrepreneurial Award. She holds a Bachelor of Science from Virginia Polytechnic and State University (Virginia Tech) and an Associate in Specialized Technology from Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science.
When Katherine is not serving families at Pierce Funeral Home, she enjoys being outdoors with her fiance, canoeing, fishing, and scuba diving.
Denise Rodgers, Office Administrator
P.J. Billig, Associate
PJ’s love for Pierce Funeral Home started with the funeral services of her loving dad Lee Johnson in August 2004. So inspired by the compassion and love shown towards her family, she was hired by Don Price in October 2004. PJ started part time between her other jobs going on funerals, working night visitations and night removals.
Hired full-time later by Ernie Myers taking charge of cleaning the funeral home and later also cleaning the reception hall.
Proud mother of one son, daughter in law and grandmother of 3 beautiful grandbabies, the loves of her life.
“Life is short and such a precious gift. Losing a loved one is something you never get over. The family of Pierce Funeral Home will always show our compassion and extended love during your time of need”.
When not working, PJ loves spending time with family and friends. Most of all flying out to Arizona to be with her grandbabies.
Kevin Gerken, Associate
Dale Fox, Associate
Stan Richards, Associate
Michael Keene, Associate
Johnny McIntosh, Associate