Doyle Shaffer

Doyle Bradley ""Brad"" Shaffer

Saturday, June 26th, 1937 - Monday, December 31st, 2018
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Obituary

Doyle Bradley “Brad” Shaffer, 81, of Arnold Street Weston passed away on Monday, December 31, 2018 at his son’s residence in Fairmont following an 8 month illness. He was born in Morgantown on June 26, 1937: son of Lazure Estell and Elizabeth (Lott) Estell and went to live with Elmer Doyle Shaffer and Elsie (Stalnaker) Shaffer at an early age. On March 25, 1960, he married Carol Rough Shaffer, who survives.
Brad was blessed with one son: Scott Bradley Shaffer and wife Sandra of Fairmont and two grandchildren: David Bradley Scott Shaffer and Dylan Lee Shaffer. He is also survived by one brother: Larry Estell of Baltimore, MD and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Brad was preceded in death by four brothers: Lazure, Jr., Loran, Jack and Donald Estell.
Brad retired from West Virginia Department of Human Resources as a County Director, Area Administrator and Director of Child Support in the northern part of the state. He was a graduate of Morgantown High School class of 1955 and graduate of Glenville State College with a bachelor-of-arts degree in Business and social studies. Early in his career, Brad taught history in Weston Junior High. Brad was a veteran of the United States Navy.
Mr. Shaffer was a member of the First Baptist Church of Weston and Weston Rotary Club. Brad was an avid West Virginia University sports fan. His hobbies included playing cards and golf with his friends. Some of his greatest joy was spending time with friends, family and especially his grandsons.
Family and friends will be received at the Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home 730 N. Main Avenue Weston on Friday, January 4, 2018 from 4-7 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. from the Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home chapel with Reverend Eric Kendall officiating. Interment will follow services in Weston Masonic Cemetery. On-line condolences and life stories in memory of Brad may be expressed at hardman-palettifuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the First Baptist Church 132 2nd Street Weston, WV 26452.
Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home of Weston is honored and privileged to serve the family of Doyle Bradley “Brad” Shaffer.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, January 4th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Friday, January 4th, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home
    Address
    730 N. Main Ave
    Weston, 26452
  • Service

    Saturday, January 5th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, January 5th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home chapel
    Address
    730 N. Main Ave.
    WESTON, WV 26452
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    Officiant
    Reverend Eric Kendall
  • Interment

    Location
    Weston Masonic Cemetery
    Address
    WESTON, WV

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Peggy Donaldson Smith

Posted at 04:52pm
You and your family are in my prayers , Carol. God bless you, precious lady. Brad was a great man.
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Karlie

Posted at 05:45pm
Dear Family I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. Please accept my heartfelt condolences I’m so sorry to learn of the passing of your dear loved one. Times like this are especially hard to cope with. Sometimes our trails and tribulations can rob us of our future- never allow it to blind you from the hope Jehovah gives us for the future found at Isaiah 26: 8 and 65:21-25 please accept my heartfelt condolences during your time of bereavement.
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Bernard L Allen

Posted at 03:51pm
Dear Carol -- Forrest and I extend our sincere condolences to you and your family. Brad was a fine man, and I enjoyed the conversations that we had as we traveled to and from Glenville State when were both enrolled there in 1963. Sincerely, Dr. Bernie Allen, Conway, SC.
EL

Elissa Linger-Mills

Posted at 01:41am
Dear Carol & family, I am so very sorry to hear about Brad's passing. He was a very good man & will be truly missed.
RF

Rahlene Elder and Family

Posted at 07:05pm
MY SINCERE CONDOLENCES AND PRAYERS TO CAROL AND FAMILY. I AM SO VERY SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. I WILL KEEP YOU IN MY PRAYERS AS I REMEMBER THE WONDERFUL FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS YOU WERE WHEN WE LIVED ON ARNOLD STREET. MAY GOD BLESS AND SURROUND YOU WITH HIS LOVE.
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