Robert D. Shafer

Robert D. Shafer, 60, of Salem Road, DuBois, PA, died on Thursday, April 5, 2018, at Penn Highlands DuBois.

Born on November 1, 1957, in DuBois, PA he was the son of the late Joseph and Dorothy (Creighton) Shafer.

He worked as a truck driver in the gas and oil industry.

Robert is survived by two sons, Robert D. Shafer II and his wife Lydia of Bellefonte, PA, and Matthew J. Shafer and his fiancé Rebecca Veltri of DuBois, PA; a brother, Rick Shafer and his wife Tambra of Cheyenne, WY; two sisters, Jo Ann Riley and her husband Jack of Santee, SC, and Pam Shafer of North Platte, NE; three grandchildren, Kazin and Keara Shafer, and Kiley Gulley and former spouse, Rebecca Sayers.

He was preceded in death by a brother.

His passion was his motorcycle. He rode to Sturgis every year for 30 years. He was a strong and kind man who will be missed by many.

There will be no public visitation.

A memorial service will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.

The Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

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