Robert John Shaffer, 43, passed away, Saturday, November 24, 2018 in Mt. Airy.
Born October 12, 1975 at Ft. Gordon (Augusta), Georgia he was the son of Robert Earl Shaffer, Jr. and Sherry Marie (Billetdeaux) Shaffer of Fairplay, Md.
Robert attended Williamsport High School and graduated from the Career Technical Center, Hagerstown in 1993 and he was a veteran of the US Air Force. He was a former member of the Boy Scouts of America, Mason-Dixon Council.
He was a member of Local 669, Sprinkler Fitters Union, Columbia, Md. and the American Poolplayers Association at Champion Billiards in Frederick, Md.
Robert was active with his kids in football, wrestling, softball and their everyday life.
In addition to his parents he also is survived by his grandmother, Theresa Shaffer of Tire Hill, Pa.; three children, Ellsie Grace Shaffer and Zander Stephen Shaffer of Walkersville, Md. and Robert Christopher Shaffer of Texas; two sisters, Theresa Guerin and husband, James of Cascade, Md. and Athena Shaffer-Brown of Fairplay and the mother of his children, Ellsie and Zander, Jeannette Peters of Walkersville.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Tracy Lynn (Bailey) Shaffer in 2006.
A memorial service will be conducted on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. at Rest Haven Funeral Home, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown with Rev. Dean Pryor officiating.
Inurnment will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.
Friends will be received at the funeral home on Wednesday from 6-8 P.M.