Carl Schafer


Carl H. Schafer, 90, of Barnesville, Ohio died Friday, November 20, 2009 at Woodsfield Nursing and Rehab Center. He was born September 21, 1919 in Barnesville a son of the late Bert Schafer and Cedonia Stauffer Schafer.

Carl was a lifelong farmer, a Methodist be faith and a member of the National Plotthound Club.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Howard Eugene Schafer; a grandson, Travis Schafer; sisters, Esther King and Mary Nichols; and a brother, Clyde Schafer.

Surviving are his wife of 68 years, Edith Marie Mayberry Schafer; daughters, Helen Doudna (Rod McFrederick) of Beallsville, Vickie Clayton of Michigan; a son, Gary (Diane) Schafer of Barnesville; a sister-in-law, Lova Warrick, also of Barnesville; 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Friends were received Monday, November 23 at Kelly-Kemp-Braido Funeral Home, 702 East Main St., Barnesville, Ohio, where services were held Tuesday, November 24 with Brother Brent Roth officiating, burial follows in Somerton Southern Cemetery.