SAN ANGELO Cliff H. Peiser, 88, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at his residence. Family visitation was held Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at Robert Massie Funeral Home. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 15, 2014, at Robert Massie Funeral Home with SAPD Chaplain Edward Lopez officiating. Burial with honors provided by the San Angelo Police Honor Guard will follow in Mullins Cemetery under the directions of Robert Massie Funeral Home. Cliff was born in Tom Green County on May 3, 1926, to Cliffie H. and Bonnie Dell (Byrd) Peiser. Cliff proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy in a combat air crew as a seaman second class machinist's mate. He was stationed at Memphis, Tennessee, Norman, Oklahoma, and Jacksonville, Florida. He attended gunner's school and machinist's school during 1944 and 1945. He married Virginia Jeter on March 4, 1950, in Tyler, Texas, and they shared 56 wonderful years together until she passed on Sept. 14, 2006. They ran the Harley Davidson and the BMW dealerships in San Angelo. Cliff joined the San Angelo Police Department on Aug. 23, 1951, and retired on Jan. 31, 1985, after 34 years with the rank of captain. He loved every minute of it. Pallbearers will be retired San Angelo police officers, Jerry Cornelius, Fred Dietz, Joe Fields, Robert Lloyd, Russell Smith and Don Wilson. Honorary pallbearers will be retired and current San Angelo Police Department officers. Survivors include his daughter, Sara Peiser; brothers Bill Peiser and wife Beverly and Bobby Peiser and wife Karen; sisters Shirley Boatright, all of San Angelo, and Kay Woerner of Marble Falls; and numerous nieces and nephews. Donations in Cliff's honor made be given to the San Angelo Police Officers Association, P.O. Box 201, San Angelo, TX 76902. Cliff's obituary and memorial guestbook may be viewed online at robertmassie.com.
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Robert Massie Funeral Home
402 Rio Concho Dr. San Angelo, TX 76903
Published in GoSanAngelo from May 15 to May 16, 2014