David H. Shaffer, 77, of Adrian, passed away Wednesday March 8, 2023 at home surrounded by his family. He was born October 7, 1945 in Adrian to the late Herbert Wilson and Bernice Minverva (Goldinger) Shaffer.
David worked all his adult life, with many jobs, including working on the farm, at Pullman Standard until they closed down, Texas in the oil fields, he came back home and was self employed for many years, EB Trucking in Adrian, worked in Northern Virginia, Shaffer’s Excavating and Shaffer Roll Off Service.
He was a member of Christians with a Vision in Adrian. David loved the Lord and also helped spread His word. He has handed out many Bibles.
He enjoyed flea markets, auction sales, farming, gardening, steam engine shows, tractor pulling, trips to Erie. He loved spending time with his family.
David is survived by three sisters Irene Tarr of Adrian, Betty Shaffer of Karns City, and Cora Mae Shaffer of Elderton; four brothers Marian “Bud” Shaffer of Adrian, Dan Shaffer of Leechburg, Frank Shaffer of Adrian, and Ron Shaffer of Tarentum; four sons Bradley (Jen) Shaffer of Renfrew, Michael (Jen) Shaffer of Adrian, Steven (Tracey) Shaffer of Adrian, and Timothy (Tonya) Shaffer of Cabot; 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Beloved Dog Maggie.
He was preceded in death by his brother Wilson Shaffer and a infant brother and sister; wife of 53 years Nancy E. (Smith) Shaffer; daughter in law Fawn Shaffer; grandsons Stephen Wilson Shaffer Jr. and Chris Lee Shaffer.
Friends will be received on Sunday March 12, 2023 and Monday March 13, 2023 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Snyder-Crissman Funeral Home in Cowansville. A funeral service will be held at 11:30 am Tuesday March 14, 2023 at Christians with a Vision Church in Adrian with additional visitation from 10:30 am until the time of the service with Pastor Tim Peate officiating. Interment will be in the Crissman Cemetery.
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