Clifford C. Schaffer age 79 of DeSoto, MO entered into rest on January 26, 2019 at Mercy Jefferson in Festus, MO. Born in Elvins, MO on April 18, 1939 to his late parents Robert and Mary (Silvey) Shaffer. Clifford was a proud veteran having served his country in the Army from 1959 thru 1962 out of the 82nd Airborne out of Fort Bragg. He was a retired Machinist for American National Can, having retired several times he worked til he was 71 years old. He loved playing poker, listening to music & anything scientific or historical. He was a beloved father, grandfather, great grandfather, godfather. brother, brother in law, uncle, great uncle, great great uncle, cousin and friend to all.
Survived by his loving family, sons Theodore Schaffer of Atoka, TN and Bernard Schaffer of Atoka, TN; daughter Rebecca Schaffer of DeSoto; brothers David Shaffer of St. Louis, MO and Charles Barlett of GA; sister Helen Shaffer of St. Louis, MO; god child Holly Harrell of Holiday Shores, IL; grandchildren Jeremey, Aaron, Taylor (Jakub), Ciara (Trafton), Sydney (Alanis); great grandchildren Jeremey Jr, Jessica, Noah & Story.
Preceded in death by his parents and brothers Robert Shaffer, John Shaffer and Robert Barlett.