Robert Julius Pfieffer Oct 28 1933 - Jan 03 2000
Pfeiffer SHELBYVILLE Robert J. Pfeiffer, 66, of Shelbyville died 5:25 a.m. Monday (Jan. 3, 2000) in Shelby Memorial Hospital. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Howe & Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be in St. John Lutheran Cemetery, near Shelbyville. Memorials: St. John Lutheran Church. Mr. Pfeiffer was born in Shelbyville on Oct. 28, 1933, the son of Walter Julius and Ruth Harriet Pea Pfeiffer. He was a graduate of Shelbyville High School, Class of 1951, a U.S. Army veteran and a member of St. John Lutheran Church. He retired from Caterpillar in 1992. He married Shirley Pierce Leigh on May 24, 1975. Surviving are his wife; sons, Robert Allen Pfeiffer and wife Kara of Shelbyville; Terry Lynn Pfeiffer of Decatur; stepson, Brain Keith Leigh of Shelbyville; daughters, Cheri Lee Pfeiffer of Shelbyville; Brenda Sue Pfeiffer of Bartlett; stepdaughter, Cheryl Faulkner and husband Ron of Shelbyville; sister, Norma Marie Thomas of Shelbyville; seven grandchildren and five greatgrandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Lyle Pfeiffer, and two sisters, Delores Rose and Lorraine Pfeiffer.