L.V. PfeiferSearcy, AR, 1929 - 2017
L.V. Pfeifer, 87, of Searcy, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 19, 2017. He was born to Walter August and Pearl Sellers Pfeifer on October 10, 1929 in Hext, Texas.
L.V. attended Hext High School then Abilene Christian College where he obtained a B.A. in Biblical Studies, then an M.A. in Theological Studies and a MTH in New Testament at Golden Gate Theological Seminary in San Francisco, California.
In 1953, Maxine and L.V. began mission work in Italy, where over an almost three year period they aided in beginning churches in Florence and Bologna. From 1956-1968 he preached for churches in Santa Cruz, Berkley and San Lorenzo, California and then taught at the Preston Road School of Preaching in Dallas, Texas from 1968-1973.
L.V. was hired to teach at Harding University where he taught in the Bible Department. He also was Director of the School of Biblical Studies and Professor Emeritus.
He leaves a son, Derek Pfeifer and wife Trish of Fort Gibson, Oklahoma; daughter, Sherry Lowe and husband Rick of Searcy; a sister, Boots Nichols of Tyler, Texas; grandchildren, Jeremy Lowe and wife Leah of Conway, Brandon Lowe and wife Jennifer of Searcy, Bret Pfeifer and wife Heather of Tulsa, Oklahoma and Kendall Bowles and husband Alex of Orlando, Florida; great-grandchildren, Sophia Lowe, Claire Pfeifer, Eva Pfeifer, Harrison Pfeifer, Julia Pfeifer, Wade Lowe, and Mason Lowe; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ada Maxine Mitchell Pfeifer, his parents and siblings Mable Reeves and Walter "WA" Pfeifer.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at Roller-Daniel Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be 2 p.m., Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at Cloverdale Church of Christ with Mr. Randy Rankin, Mr. Derek Pfeifer and Mr. Rick Lowe officiating. Interment will follow in the White County Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to Avanti Italia, c/o College Church of Christ in Searcy. Online guestbook rollerfuneralhomes.com.
Published August 22, 2017
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Roller-Daniel Funeral Home
411 E. Race Avenue, P.O. Box 97, Searcy, AR