Ace Pifer, 46, of St. Joseph, passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at home surrounded by family. Born Oct. 27, 1975, Ace graduated from Central High School in 1994. He was a member of the original chapter of Phi Delta Theta at Missouri Western State University. Ace loved animals, especially his deceased dog Apollo, and spending time with his family and friends. Survivors: grandmother, Chesteen Stuck, St. Joseph; parents: Roxanne (David) Willis of St. Joseph, Robert (Barb) Pifer, Wisconsin; siblings: Gina (Vince) Grier, Tonganoxie, Kansas, Cris (Todd) Coffman, St. Joseph, Sadie (Evan Cruz) Willis, St. Joseph, Kadie (Dawson) Cottle, St. Joseph; nephews: Archer Grier and Ezra Cottle. Visitation: Sunday, June 26, 2022, from 2 to 6 p.m. at Muny Inn, located at 3229 Mitchell Avenue, St. Joseph, MO. 64507. This will be conducted like an open house, please come and go as you are available. The family suggests in lieu of gifts or flowers, please make donations to the St. Joseph, MO Friends of the Animal Shelter.