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Jerry E. Pifer

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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Jerry was the barber for myself and four generations of my family. You got a haircut and caught up on the latest news. My condolences to his family.

Ralph Beaverson Apr 1 2017 12:00 AM

On behalf of myself and my entire family my condolences go out to you and your family for the loss of your loved one.

Don Jardine, Melynda and James Mar 22 2017 12:00 AM

My sincerest sympathy to my dear nieces and to Lois and her family.

Pam Gabana Mar 22 2017 12:00 AM

jerry was my barber for many years he will be missed hugs and prayers

bill smith Mar 22 2017 12:00 AM

My sincere sympathy to Lois and family

Marty Stepanic Mar 21 2017 12:00 AM