ROGERS – A Memorial Service honoring the life of Gary (Buck) Shafer will be held at 7:00pm Wednesday, July 30, at the Union Ridge Bible Baptist Church, Rogers OH, where he was a member. Gary passed away at 11:25am Wednesday, July 16 at Heritage Valley, Beaver PA, where he was a patient.
Gary was born October 20, 1947 in Salem, the son of the late Leonard and Geraldine Bartells Shafer.
Drafted in 1965, he served in the U. S. Army, stationed in Korea. He also worked as a truck driver.
Survivors include a son, James A. Shafer of Columbiana; a daughter, Mary Ann Shafer of Salem; four brothers, Daniel, William, Leonard, and Lyall; a half-brother, William (Skip) Cunningham; a step-brother, Bill McIntosh; a sister, Molly; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. A step-brother, Elmer Cashmore, preceded him in death.
It is requested that material contributions be made payable to the Oliver-Linsley Funeral Home, who handled the arrangements.