Carl Clemen Shafer, Sr.
Carl Clemen Shafer, Sr.
Carl Clemen Shafer, Sr., 90, of Georgetown, Ohio passed away Friday, Nov. 27, 2020 at the Hospice of Hope Care Center at Kenton Pointe in Maysville, Ky.

Mr. Shafer was a retired farmer, attended the Georgetown Church of the Nazarene and was a Korean War Army veteran.

Carl was born March 5, 1930 in a log cabin near Georgetown, the son of the late Wylie and Clara Melva (Duncanson) Shafer. He was also preceded in death by one brother, Lee Shafer.

Mr. Shafer is survived by his wife of 58 years, Patty (Heim) Shafer, whom he married Sept. 21, 1962; two sons, Carl Shafer, Jr. and wife, Shari, of Georgetown and Roger Shafer of Georgetown; two grandchildren, Allison Garbutt and husband, Ron, of Georgetown and Erick Shafer of Loveland; three great-grandchildren, Kayla Hallwood, Elijah and Vera Garbutt; one sister, Pauline Groves of Bethel; and nieces, nephews and friends.

Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3 at the Brooks Cemetery (Brooks Cemetery Road off of Liming Van Thompson Road) in Hamersville. The Revs. Cynthia Church and Ron Garbutt will officiate. The Carey Bavis American Legion Post 180 will provide the military services at the cemetery. Masks are required and social distancing should be observed. There will be no visitation.

The Cahall Funeral Home in Georgetown is serving the family. The Shafer family wishes to hold a public memorial service post-COVID-19, with the date to be determined.

If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Georgetown Church of the Nazarene, 4886 E. State Street, Georgetown 45121.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.cahallfuneralhomes.com.