Raymond E. Greenfield, 71, who retired in 1967 as chief of security for the Federal Aviation Agency, died Oct. 6 at his winter home in Sarasota, Fla., after a heart attack.

Mr. Greenfield, who owned a farm in Damascus, Md., as well as a home in Sarasota, was born in Libertyville, Iowa. He moved to Washington in 1930 to work for the U.S. Immigration Service. He graduated from Benjamin Franklin University.

During World War II, he served in the Navy in the Pacific. He remained in the Reserves until 1964, when he retired with the rank of captain.

Mr. Greenfield worked for several government agencies, including the Federal Trade Commission and the Civil Service Commission, before joining the FAA in the late 1950s.

From 1969 until his death, he was active in real estate as well as farming.

Mr. Greenfield was a member of the Salem United Methodist Church in Cedar Grove, Md., and the Rotary clubs in Damascus and Sarasota.

His first wife, the former Oda Belle Clark, died in 1948. His second wife, Virginia Goshorn Greenfield, died in 1981.

Survivors include a daughter by his second marriage, Diana G. Tristano of Rockville; a stepson, Carl C. Pergler of Silver Spring; a brother, Glenn, of Shawnee Mission, Kan., and three grandchildren.