In memory of
John Robert Shafer
John was born on January 13, 1935 and passed away on Friday, February 8, 2019.
John was a resident of Cambridge, Ohio at the time of passing.
John graduated from Cambridge High School in 1953, where he was a standout Track and Basketball athlete.
John was a member of the Kiwanis Club, Jaycees, founding member of the Centurion Club, member of Cambridge Scottish Rite, Cambridge Masonic Lodge and the Cambridge Country Club. Visitation will be held Tuesday (February 12, 2019) from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Thorn-Black Funeral Home in Cambridge, Ohio, with Masonic Services to be conducted by the Guernsey Lodge #66 at 6:30 pm. Additional visitation will be held Wednesday (February 13, 2019) from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Ninth Street United Methodist Church in Cambridge. Funeral services will follow on Wednesday (February 13, 2019) at 11 a.m. at the Ninth Street United Methodist Church, Cambridge, with Rev. Karen Rawlins officiating. A private, family burial will immediately follow the service at Northwood Cemetery in Cambridge.
In lieu of owers, memorial contributions may be made in John's memory to Ninth Street United Methodist Church, 129 North Ninth Street, Cambridge, Ohio 43725 or Hospice of Guernsey Inc., PO Box 1165, Cambridge, Ohio 43725. Tuesday, February 12, 2019 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Thorn-Black Funeral Home Cambridge 139 S 9th St Cambridge, Ohio 43725 Wednesday, February 13, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Ninth Street United Methodist Church 129 N 9th Street Cambridge, OH 43725 Wednesday, February 13, 2019 11:00 AM Ninth Street United Methodist Church 129 N 9th Street Cambridge, OH 43725.
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Funeral service, Visitation & Service
9th Street United Methodist Church
, Cambridge, OH
Tuesday, Feb 12
04:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Thorn-Black Funeral Home Cambridge - Cambridge
139 S 9th St., Cambridge, OH 43725