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Jerry E. Pifer

May 21, 1942 — March 19, 2017

Graveside Services: Saturday, April 1st at 11:00 am at the Lyons Cemetery

Jerry E. Pifer, age 74, of Lyons, Ohio, passed away peacefully, Sunday, March 19, 2017, at the Swanton Health Care and Retirement Center. He was born May 21, 1942 in Adrian, Michigan, to Lowell and Lillian (Simpkins) Pifer. He was a 1960 graduate of Sand Creek High School and served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War from 1964-1966. On February 14, 1989 he married Lois L. (Stull) Krieger.

Jerry attended barber school in Columbus, Ohio, and owned Jerry's Barber Shop from 1966-2006. He was also co-owner of Village Mart in Lyons for several years. He was the mayor of Lyons from 1988-2003, past Commander and life member of Lyons VFW Post #7574, and was also a member of the Morenci American Legion, Adrian AmVets, Adrian Moose and the Morenci Eagles.

Jerry was a very hard working man who greatly enjoyed dancing, woodworking and gardening.

He is survived by his wife, Lois; daughters, Christa (Kenneth) Deutsch, Trina (Dan) Lamb and Kellie (Ed) Elizando; stepchildren, Kristina (David) Dewey and Mark Krieger; 10 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Wade and Duane Pifer.

Graveside services, with Military Honors, will be held Saturday, April 1st at 11:00 a.m. at Lyons Cemetery, with Pastor Tom Bates officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lyons Royalton Volunteer Fire Dept., P.O. Box 185, Lyons, OH 43533.

Residence: Lyons, Ohio

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