Shaffer, Alan

Alan Shaffer, 67, of Gilbertsville, passed away at 11:54 AM on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at Ray & Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah.

Mr. Shaffer was a Superintendent for Van Guard Construction, a Veteran of the Army as a Military Policeman during the Vietnam War, a member of Southland Baptist Temple in Paducah and a former member of Paducah Bass Club.

He is survived by his loving wife of 7 years, Becky (Garnett) Shaffer of Gilbertsville; one son, Richard Neal Shaffer and wife Jennifer of Olive Branch, MS.; three daughters, Janice (Shaffer) Bastida and husband Martin of Paducah, Beth Sheridan and husband Chris of Paducah, Melissa Valerius and husband Scott of Paducah; one step-daughter, Ashley Patterson and husband Corey of Paducah; 7 grandsons, Cody, Noah, Jacob, Hunter, Harley, Henry and Aidan.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James Neal Shaffer and Aurelia (Otey) Shaffer; grandparents, Cecil & Tilley Otey, Willie & Stella (Holmes) Shaffer.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at Hughes Funeral Home of Paducah with Pastor James Keeling officiating. Burial will follow at Hardmoney Baptist Church Cemetery in Graves County.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908 or Sarah Cannon Research, 2300 Patterson St., Nashville, TN 37203.

You may leave a message of sympathy or light a memorial candle online at www.hughesfuneral.com.

Hughes Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.


Published 12:00 AM, Friday May. 12, 2017
Updated 03:53 PM, Friday May. 12, 2017

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