Shafer , 88, of Chattanooga passed Friday, March 21,2014, at a local health Care Facility. He was preceeded in death by his parents and daughter Kathy Lynn Shafer and attented the Saint Marlcs UM Church. He leaves to cheerish his memories two sons, John-David Shefer, of Chatta and Micheal Shafer of Ozark, Ala.; his life long companion, Joyce Shafer, of Chattanooga; several grandchildrens; and a host of other relatives and friends. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. today, March 24, 2014, at Chattanooga Memorial Park with Brother Harold Owen, officiating. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Advantage Funeral and Cremation Services, Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-s Funeral Directors.