PIERSON, Michael E. "Mickey", 68, of Springfield, passed away Friday, July 30, 2021 in Springfield Regional Medical Center. He was born November 5, 1952 in Springfield the son of the late Casper and Marguerite (Cooney) Pierson. He was a graduate of Catholic Central High School, loved golfing and was an avid sports fan. Michael was a longtime member of St. Teresa Catholic Church, the Union Club and Machinist Club. Survivors include one daughter and spouse, Carolyn & Michael Schumacher; two grandchildren, Alexis Grace and Dylan; one brother and sister-in-law, Terry K. & Terry L. Pierson; one niece Katherine Pierson Woodward; one nephew, John & Julia Pierson and one great niece, Maeve. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 am on Wednesday in the CONROY FUNERAL HOME. Visitation will be held one and a half hours prior from 10:00 to 11:30 am. Burial will follow in St. Bernard Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.