Kent Pierson Dies: Owned Edmonds West Tavern on Main Street

Pierson remembered for the many friendships he made.

Kent R. Pierson of Edmonds, who owned Edmonds West Tavern on Main Street for eight years, died June 27, 2012, at age 83.

The site of the tavern is now home to .

Pierson was born in Cohagen, MT, on Jan. 24, 1929. He lived in Edmonds for the past 52 years, where he and his wife of 56 years, Katheryne, raised their family.

Pierson is survived by his daughter, Shauna; son, Murphy; grandson, Nicholas; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

According to his family, Pierson enjoyed the friendships he made while operating the Edmonds West Tavern. He had the gift of remembering names and sharing stories, many from his Army days in Germany after WWII.

A Rosary will be said at Holy Rosary Catholic Church at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 5. A Memorial Mass will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 630 Seventh Ave. N., Edmonds.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be given in Kent Pierson's name to: Fire 1 Foundation, PO Box 12915, Everett, WA 98206-29151.

Information from in Edmonds.

Shirley Larson November 13, 2012 at 07:49 AM
So sad to hear this. I should have been in touch with he and Kathy more often Knew them in Portland, Oregon and they were godparents to my son named after Kent. Kent Ross Salyer. Thinking about them and found this instead. It appears Kathy passed also Wonderful people I should have kept in touch. A story that happens too often. My blessings to the family if you happen to read this. Shirley Larson Portland, Oregon


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