JAMES LEE SHAFER, SR
James Lee Shafer, Sr., 72, of Esmont, VA left this world to go home to his Lord on Monday, September 28, 2020. He was employed by Staples Barber Shop for forty-four years. James was preceded in death by his mother, Dolores Via, and three brothers, Harold Hyde, Roy Shafer, Sr., and Danny Shafer.
James leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife of fifty-three years, Patricia Thomas Shafer; three children, Virginia Thomas Shafer, Dolores Shafer Ford, and James Lee Shafer, Jr.; six grandchildren, Ana Wayne, Tori Thomas, Katelyn Shafer, Ryan Ford, Justin Shafer, and Maegan Ford; his father, Forest Via, Sr.; two brothers, Robert Shafer, and Forest Via, Jr.; and one sister, Blanche Snow.
A memorial service will be held at Walnut Creek Park, Shelter #1, on October 3, 2020 at 1:00 pm.
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