Billy M. Shaffer, 82, Worthville, passed away Friday, Dec. 9, 2011, at Mulberry Square Elder Care & Rehabilitation Center.
He was born Sept. 20, 1929, in Ringgold, a son of the late Arthur and Gussie (Shick) Shaffer.
He was married to Ethel W. (Goodheart) Shaffer, who preceded him in death May 14, 2001.
Surviving relatives include four sons, Robert W. Shaffer and wife Diane of Punxsutawney, Kenneth A. Shaffer and wife Stella of Porter, Richard M. Shaffer and wife Virginia of Rossiter and Raymond E. Shaffer and wife Melinda of Worthville; a daughter, Patricia Shreckengost and husband R. Lynn of Punxsutawney; three sisters, Ramona Bussard and husband Willard of Roulette, Lois Dinger and husband Robert of Stafford, Va., and Karen Pierce and husband Donald of Kentucky; nine grandchildren, Matthew Shaffer, Amy Clossin, Jayne Marie Bender, Billy Shaffer, Richard Shaffer, Ryan Shaffer, Susan Unsworth, Gabriel Shreckengost and Ivy Shreckengost; five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a brother, Howard Shaffer; and a sister, Barbetta Wolfe.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, at the McCabe Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.
A funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 12, 2011, at the funeral with Pastor Dave Stonbreaker officiating.
Interment will follow at Worthville Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made at mccabefuneralhomes.com.