SHAFER, Richard L.

SHAFER, Richard L., 67, of St. Clairsville, OH, died Thursday, October 4, 2012 in the VA Pittsburgh Health Care Center.

He was born July 5, 1945 in Cadiz, OH, son of the late Henry Shafer and Sadie Mary Henthorne Shafer.

Richard was a retired truck driver for Amerigas. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and participated yearly in the Bulk Truck Rodeo.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Hilda McCormick and Amanda Shafer; two brothers, Ronald and Walter Shafer.

Surviving are his wife, Frances Lucille Spoon Shafer; three daughters, Mary Jane Shafer of Fairpoint, Richette Shafer of Crescent, and Summer Kabala of Bridgeport; a sister, Janet Hawkins of Florida; a brother, Wayne Shafer of North Carolina; six grand children, Kathryn Toohey, Courtney Toohey, Dalton Stecyk, Richie Toohey, Cody Stecyk and Angel Toohey.

Private Services were held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements entrusted to Toothman Funeral Home in St. Clairsville.