Cecil Veryle Shafer- K5UUR - November 9, 1933 - September 22, 2020
Source: Mike Shafer
Cecil Veryle Shafer of Marble Falls, TX | September 22, 2020
Cecil Veryle Shafer of Redding Iowa passed away Tuesday, September 22, 2020, at the age of 86.
Cecil was born November 9, 1933, to father Cecil Shafer and mother Deva (Fletchall) Shafer. Cecil was the oldest of three children; Cecil, Doyle and Linda (Shafer) Kerby. Cecil was raised in a small farming community. After completion in high school, Cecil completed his tour of duty in the Army in Korea and was hired by Pontiac Motors.
Cecil was an active participant in AA for over 40 years. After retirement, Cecil purchased a motorhome and became a full time traveler for many years prior to building a home in Congress AZ. While traveling, Cecil became a ham radio operator. In his later years, Cecil lived with son's family ( Mike, wife Barb and Grandson, David). Cecil cultivated a life of service and maintained many friendships during his working career, time in AA, and ham radio and cultivated a desire to serve others.
Cecil was preceded in death by his parents and son Walt Shafer. Cecil is survived by his wife Gertrude (Trudy) Shafer, son Michael Shafer and stepson Scott Jennings.