Lewis J. Shafer, 85 years old in Orab, Ohio, died at his residence on Wednesday March 17, 2021. He was a retired mechanic for General Electric. Lewis was born on May 4, 1935 in Mt. Orab, Ohio, the son of the late Wesley Ray and Irene May (Miley) Shafer. In addition to his parents, his wife Mary J. (Byrd) Shafer and three brothers Wesley, Richard and Robert Shafer died before him.
Mr. Shafer is survived by three daughters – Pamela Shuemake and husband Randy from Mt. Orab, Ohio, Sharon Duncan from Williamsburg, Ohio, and Lesa Shafer from Sardinia, Ohio; Six grandchildren – Brandon Motley and wife Erin from Florida, Jeremy Duncan and wife Jenny from Williamsburg, Ohio, Amanda Houserman and husband Kyle from Goshen, Ohio, Darin Duncan and wife Katie from Sardinia, Ohio, Dustin Shuemake (Trista Tyler) and Shelby Shuemake (Samantha Davis) all of Mt. Orab, Ohio and six great-grandchildren – Bryson Mitchell, Eden Houserman, Brennan Duncan, Alissa Duncan, Addison Duncan, and Aria Duncan.
The funeral services will take place on Monday, March 22, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at the Cahall Funeral Home in Mt. Orab, Ohio. Chris Gobin will officiate. The visit takes place on Mondays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home. Funeral will be in Mt. Orab Cemetery in Mt. Orab, Ohio. Face masks will be required during the visit and funeral, and social distancing will be observed.
If desired, commemorative donations can be made to the American Heart Association, 4540 Cooper Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45242 or the American Kidney Foundation, 615 Elsinore Place, No. 400, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202.
Condolences can be sent to the family: www.cahallfuneralhomes.com