Donald Lee Shaffer, 80 of New Market passed away Sunday evening, March 13, 2016 at his home.
He was born April 28, 1935 and was a son of the late Andrew Jackson and Viola Florence Shiflett Shaffer.
Mr. Shaffer was a graduate of Bladensburg High School and Washington Bible College. He served in the US Army and was a retired produce manager of Safeway.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Charlotte June Brown Shaffer; five children, Donna Leigh Shaffer Trent, Lloyd Andrew Shaffer, Richard Mark Shaffer, Lisa Gail Shaffer Wells, and Matthew Brian Shaffer; a brother, Glenn Farrell Shaffer, seventeen grandchildren and a great grandchild.
Mr. Shaffer was a member of the Smith Creek Regular Baptist Church at New Market where a funeral service will be conducted on Thursday at 2:00 P.M. with his pastor, The Reverend Brent Hockema officiating. Interment will follow at Cedar Grove Cemetery north of New Market.
A visitation will be held at the church from 7-8 P.M. Wednesday. Friends may also call at Theis Funeral Chapel in New Market until 4:30 P.M. Wednesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Smith Creek Regular Baptist Church, P.O. Box 99, New Market, Virginia 22844