Don Shaffer

Sunday, April 6, 2008

MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Don Phillip Shaffer, 68, of Marble Hill died Friday, April 4, 2008, at his home.

He was born July 26, 1939, at Lawton, Okla., son of Gene and Juanita Parker Shaffer. He and Rita Sue Story were married May 15, 1965, at Tijuana, Mexico.

Shaffer was a truck driver and retired from Delta Express in 2002.

Survivors include his wife; five sons, Terry L. Shaffer of Eugene, Ore., Shawn Shaffer of the state of Washington, Scott Shaffer, Charles Shaffer, Thomas Shaffer, all of Marble Hill; four daughters, Donna L. Shaffer of Nashville, Tenn., Kelly Shaffer of Washington, Renee Shaffer of St. James, Mo., Kathryn Shaffer of Marble Hill; 15 grandchildren; two brothers, William Floyd of Marble Hill, David Flood of Pomona, Calif.; and a daughter, Sheralyn Dyer of Baning, Calif.

Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Hutchings Funeral Chapel.

The funeral will be at 7 p.m. Monday at the chapel, with the Revs. Anthony Steward and Dan Montgomery officiating. Inurnment will be in Old Union Cemetery in Bessville, Mo.