Edward William "Peck" Shaffer, 82, a resident of Mt. Zion community, passed from this life late Tuesday evening in Hospice Inpatient Care Center in Elkins.
He was born Wednesday, Feb. 26, 1930, at Mt. Zion, the only son of the late Charles William Shaffer and Adis Dove Biller Shaffer.
Peck is survived by four daughters, Louise Frymyer and Linda Knotts and husband, Russell, of Mt. Zion community, Carolyn Hall and husband, Charlie, of Clarksburg and Beverly Thompson and husband, Neil, of Dover, Pa.; eight grandchildren, Jessica Jolly and husband, David, of Parsons, Holly Spessert and husband, David Jr., of Hambleton, Bonnie Rohrbaugh and husband, Michael, of Oakland, Md., Angie Bartley and husband, Michael, of Mt. Zion, Christopher Hall of Clarksburg, Andrew Hall and wife, Liz, of Clarksburg, Evangela Meinhardt and husband, Scott, of South Carolina, and Kristina Lewis and husband, Patrick, of North Carolina; and eight grandchildren, Xander, Tessa, David, Dominic, Ivee, Calista, Amelia and Abigail.
Peck was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Cathy Shaffer.
Peck attended the school at Mt. Zion, had served with the United States Army and had worked for various local sawmills, the West Virginia Division of Highways, Parsons Tannery and retired from Kingsford where he worked cleanup. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, spending time with his family, and picking on his grandchildren. He had attended Sycamore Grove Church.
Visitation will be conducted at Sycamore Grove Church Friday from 5 until 8 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at the church Saturday, Nov. 17, at 1 p.m. The Rev. Pat Cassiday will officiate, and interment will follow in Pifer Mountain Cemetery, where members of H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion, West Virginia Honor Guard and Tucker County Veterans Association will present the American flag.
Summerfield Funeral Home of Parsons has been entrusted with arrangements for Edward William "Peck" Shaffer. Send online condolences to the family at www.sumerfieldfunerahome.com.