Steve Shaffer, of Bristol, Va., went to be with his Lord and Saviour on Saturday, September 8, 2018.


He was preceded in death by his mother, Buloxia Shaffer Whitaker; father, Calvin Shaffer; and brothers, Jeff and Larry Shaffer.


Steve is survived by his devoted wife of 33 years, Joyce Shaffer; furry companions, Lucy, Dolly, and Lilly; sons, Todd Shaffer and wife Monica, and Steve Shaffer Jr. and wife Jessica; three grandchildren; sisters, Linda Davis and husband Jackie, Sandy “Jean” Clayton, Sharon Ray Kinder and husband Roy, and Michelle Whitaker; and numerous nieces and nephews.


Steve enjoyed playing and watching golf. He was District Manager for Food City and attended Keys Street Pentecostal Church for over 33 years. Steve enjoyed helping people and volunteered numerous hours with Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center. God Blessed Steve to be able to enjoy many adventures on this Earth. Special thanks to Dr. John Green and other key physicians, and hospice personnel.


A memorial service will be held 8 p.m. Tuesday, September 11, 2018 in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Thurman Chapman and Rev. Wally Amos officiating and special music by Anthony Mangrum. The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 p.m. prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Keys Street Pentecostal Church, 126 Keys Street, Bristol, VA 24201.