Peter Shaffer(1924 - 2014)

Peter Shaffer

Asheville - Louis Peter Shaffer, 89, of 210 Providence Road, died suddenly Monday, April 14, 2014 at his residence.

A native of Ashe County, he had resided in Buncombe County since 1962. He retired as Owner & Operator of Mobile Home Installation & Repairs, was a US Navy WWII veteran and was an avid hunter and fisherman.

Mr. Shaffer was the son of the late Frederick Robert Shaffer and Diane Margarite Vigneron Shaffer Warren. He was also preceded in death by his son, Carl Fredrick Shaffer.

Surviving are his wife whom he married January 12, 1952, Perry Lee Drymon Shaffer of the home; daughter, Cynthia Lee Shaffer of Indianapolis, IN; granddaughter, Michele Kriezel and husband Jeffrey of Asheville; 2 great grandsons; sister, Mary Sylvia Bates of Albany, NY and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held 1 PM Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at St. George's Episcopal Church with The Rev. Beth Darling, Th.M. officiating.

The family will receive friends immediately following services in the church Fellowship Hall.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: St. George's Episcopal Church Memorial Fund, One School Road, Asheville, NC 28806.

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Funeral Home

Anders-Rice Funeral Home & Cremation Center
1428 Patton Ave Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 254-3511

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Apr. 17, 2014