Richard Alvin Pfeiffer died May 29, 2013, at the age of 79.
He was a resident of the Ahwahnee/Oakhurst area for 23 years.
Mr. Pfeiffer was born Oct. 20, 1933 in Burbank.
He served as a flagman in the U.S. Navy from 1953 to 1956.
After the military, he worked as a roofer/carpenter by trade.
During his retirement years, he enjoyed collecting, assembling and building cities for model trains. He was a member of the National Rifle Association and was an avid marksman.
He is survived by brother Robert Pfeiffer of Simi Valley; sister Diane Wierman of Greensboro, N.C. and his longtime companion and friend, Joan Rayzor of Ahwahnee.
No services will be held.