LIMA — Stephen L. Shaffer, 51, passed away at 6:59 p.m. on Thursday, October 7, 2021, at Mercy Health St. Rita's Medical Center. Stephen was born on July 30, 1970, in Lima, Ohio, to L. Roger Shaffer and Carol (Stockton) Briggs.
Stephen was a 1988 graduate of Shawnee High School. He worked in sales and repair in the appliance industry and then security for Allied Services at Ford Motor Company. He was such a joyous person, had a great sense of humor and a very contagious laugh. He loved to play games, whether board, card, or computer. He also was a movie buff and loved sitcoms.
He is survived by his mother, Carol (James) Briggs of Spencerville, OH; brother, Aaron (Lindsey) Shaffer of Lebanon; stepbrother, Justen (Anna) Briggs; nephew, Konner Briggs; and niece, Jasemine Briggs.
He was preceded in death by his father, L. Roger Shaffer; paternal grandparents, Lewis and LaVere Shaffer; maternal grandparents, Karl and Vera Stockton; and special aunt, Janell Stockton.
The family will receive friends from 1 – 5 p.m. on Thursday, October 14, 2021 at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow at 5 p.m. Pastor Al Elmore will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Kidney Foundation - West Central Ohio, 1001 Bellefontaine Ave., Lima, OH 45804
The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses at St. Rita's for their excellent and compassionate care.
Arrangements handled by Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home, Lima. Condolences may be expressed at www.chamberlainhuckeriede.com .