Donald ‘Dusty’ Leon Shaffer

Donald ‘Dusty’ Leon Shaffer, 57, of Lawrenceville, Illinois passed away Thursday, April 12, 2018 at Lawrence County Memorial Hospital in Lawrenceville, Illinois. He was born June 13, 1960 in Columbia, Tennessee, the son of Earl William ‘Bill’ and Barbara (Potts) Shaffer.

Dusty was a Psychiatric Nursing Technician at the Mental Health Center at Lawrence County Memorial Hospital. He also worked at the Shaffer Bait Shop. He was an avid tennis player and fisherman. He loved cats and gardening.

Survivors include his parents; two brothers, Billy Shaffer of Lawrenceville, Illinois and Rudy Shaffer and wife, Tina, of Lawrenceville, Illinois; one nephew, Brody Shaffer of Lawrenceville, Illinois; and two nieces, Kayla Vazquez of El Paso, Texas and Shay Blasdel of Bloomfield, Indiana.

Funeral services will be Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 3:00 PM CST at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, Illinois. Visitation will be Saturday from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM CST at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Lawrenceville City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Dusty’s memory may be made to the Lawrence County Humane Society.

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