Son of James Washington and Clara Frances (Irwin) Kier.
Born: March 7, 1890 in Edrie, Indiana County, Pennsylvania.
Died: May 14, 1965 in Unknown.
Buried: Edgewood Cemetery, Saltsburg, Indiana County, Pennsylvania.
Married: Ruth Estella White June 22, 1927 in Indiana County, Pennsylvania.

The Indiana Evening Gazette, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Saturday, May 15, 1965, Page 2
T. RHEA KIER, 75, of Avonmore R.D. 1, passed away Friday, May 14, 1965 at Indiana Hospital following a lingering illness. A son of James W. and Clara Irwin Kier, he was born in Armstrong County near Avonmore on March 7, 1890. Mr. Kier was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Avonmore. He is survived by his widow, Ruth White Kier; two daughters and one son; Mrs. Marcus (Jean) Lasher, Mrs. Charles (Blanche) Gabrielson and Thomas R. Jr., all of Saltsburg; six grandchildren and one brother James Irwin, of Canton, Ohio. Friends will be received at the Yockey and Yockey Funeral Home, Avonmore, where services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday. Rev. Robert Jansen will officiate assisted by Rev. Ralph Kier, a nephew of the deceased. Interment will be in Edgewood Cemetery, Saltsburg.