Jerry Lee Shaffer, 75, of Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at 12:33 p.m. at Oakbrook Village, where he had been a resident since 2009.
Mr. Shaffer attended Lincoln School in Huntington and graduated from Columbia City Joint High School in 1957. He served in the United States Army from 1960 to 1966. He retired from Dana Weatherhead, where he had worked for 33 years.
He was born Sept. 2, 1937, in Whitley County to Landy and Cora Hennemeyer Shaffer.
Survivors include a sister, Genevieve Kneller, of Huntington; and a brother, Donald "Gene" Shaffer, of Huntington.
Calling is Thursday, March 28, 2013, from noon to 2 p.m. at Smith & Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City, with a graveside service following at South Whitley Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be made to Operation Quiet Comfort in care of the Wounded Warrior Project.