October 14, 1931 - August 6, 2020
Leonard Edward Pfeiffer, 88, of Jackson, Missouri died Thursday, August 6, 2020 at his residence. He was born October 14, 1931 in Shawneetown, Missouri to Oswald Arthur and Ella Lydia Oswald Pfeiffer. He and Dorothy Ruth Eggers were married July 31, 1954. He served in the Air Force as military police. After completing Air Police training in Camp Gordon, Georgia, he served a tour of duty in French Morocco during the Korean conflict. He was then transferred to Neah Bay, Washington where he was later honorably discharged. For over 40 years he was owner/operator of his own trucking company. After he retired from trucking, he enjoyed being a charter bus driver. He drove for Eggemeyer Transportation and later Southwestern Illinois Bus Company. He was a member of New McKendree United Methodist Church in Jackson and Altenthal Joerns American Legion Post 158. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Ruth Pfeiffer of Jackson, Missouri; one daughter, Linda (Jerry) Mowery of Jackson, Missouri; two grandchildren, Christopher (Libby) Leimer and Caroline (Robert) Thornburgh; and three great-grandchildren, Brayden and Quinton Thornburgh and Madeleine Leimer. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Harold Pfeiffer; two sisters, Verna Schade and Helen Hecht. A graveside service will be 10:00 am Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson with the Rev. Jimmie Corbin officiating. Memorial contributions may be given to New McKendree United Methodist Church, 209 S. High St., Jackson, MO 63775. Online condolences may be made at www.fordandsonsfuneralhome.com. Ford & Sons Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Leonard Edward Pfeiffer, 88, of Jackson, Missouri died Thursday, August 6, 2020 at his residence. He was born October 14, 1931 in Shawneetown, Missouri to Oswald Arthur and Ella Lydia Oswald Pfeiffer. He and Dorothy Ruth Eggers were married... View Obituary & Service Information
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