Trenton, SC…...Mr. Richard L. Gfeller, Sr., 90, husband of Leah Barrow Gfeller, entered into rest on Friday, February 26, 2021 at his residence.
His funeral service will be held at 3:00 PM on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at Lakeside Baptist Church with Pastor Tad Marshall officiating. Interment with Veteran’s Honors will be in Pineview Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service. Those in attendance are encouraged to wear a mask.
Mr. Gfeller loved his family and took great pride in the mission work that they do. He was a veteran of the US Air Force, having served immediately following World War II. He loved the Lord and never met a stranger. The combination of these things allowed him to become a successful soul winner. He worked hard his entire life and literally and figuratively wore many hats. For many years he picked up trash along the side of the road one mile in each direction from his home. He loved to garden and share the produce he grew with his friends and family.
Additional survivors include his sons, Richard L. Gfeller, Jr. (Debbie), Craig Gfeller (Teresa), Charles “Chuck” Gfeller (Sue), Dwight Gfeller (Pam), and Bryan Gfeller (Deborah); his daughter, Rhonda Sargent (Don); his brother, Harold Gfeller; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren, and many good neighbors and friends.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Bonnie Kiser Gfeller; his son, Bradley Gfeller; and his brother, Don Gfeller.
Memorials may be made to the Lakeside Baptist Church Missions Fund, 4280 Jefferson Davis Hwy. Clearwater, SC 29842.
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