PFEIFER, MYRON - was born in Illiopolis, Illinois September 15, 1921, the only child of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Pfeifer and died January 19, 2014. Myron graduated from the University of Illinois in 1943 with a degree in chemical engineering. While at the university, he was awarded three letters in varsity football. He met fellow student, June Karstetter, at the university, and the couple married shortly after Myron's graduation. The couple first lived in Akron, Ohio when Myron was employed by the B F Goodrich Chemical Company. Myron was transferred to the Louisville Kentucky plant in 1944, where the couple and their two children, Susan and Tom, lived until 1953. The family was again transferred to the Calvert City Kentucky Goodrich plant where Myron served as production manager, In 1959, Myron teamed up with a fellow Goodrich employee, Ed Redwine, and founded a plastic extrusion plant in Knoxville. This plant was subsequently sold in 1975. Myron then founded P & S Engineered Plastics- a plastic injection molding company specializing in plastic parts for the automobile industry. Myron retired in 1999. He was preceded in death by his wife on June 22, 2013. Myron is survived by his daughter, Susan Pfeifer Hopkins of Dunwoody, GA; son, Tom Pfeifer Sr. and wife Margaret of Farragut; 6 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. He often said he had a very happy and successful marriage with his wife June and their two children. If you ever played the number 4 golf hole at Fox Den Country Club and you saw some old geezer either tending his garden or mowing his yard- that was Myron. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Pfeifer family. www.clickfh.com
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Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Jan. 20 to Jan. 22, 2014
Click Funeral Home - Farragut Chapel
11915 Kingston Pike Knoxville, TN 37922