Richard “Dick” James Schiffli, Sr. age 85 of Gainesville, FL passed away at his home on Sunday August 28, 2016. Mr. Schiffli was born in West Palm Beach, FL on September 10, 1930 to Oswald and Regina Schiffli. Dick received a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of Florida, and retired after 30 years as a Business Administrator with the University of Florida. Dick also served in France with the US Army during the Korean War He was a long term member of Holy Faith Catholic Church, where he served as former church treasurer, and also belonged to the Knights of Columbus. He was an Avid Gator Fan and a season ticket holder since forever. He enjoyed aviation and instilled that in his children. He was a loving husband, devoted father, and grandfather. Mr. Schiffli was preceded in death by his wife Elizabeth Joan Robertson Schiffli, and is survived by his three sons Rich (Shelly) Schiffli, John (Kelly) Schiffli, and Steve (Laura) Schiffli, three grandchildren John, Bryce, Corbin Schiffli, and his loving companion Patti. There will be a Visitation at the Funeral Home on Thursday evening from 5-7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Friday September 2, 2016 at Holy Faith Catholic Church 747 NW 43rd Street Gainesville, FL 32607. Interment with military honors will follow in Evergreen Cemetery.