James "Jim" Frank Shaffer, 59 of Cape Coral passed away Friday, May 10, 2013.
Visitation was Thursday, May 16, and the funeral was today, May 17, both at Fuller-Metz Funeral Home in Cape Coral.
He was born July 27, 1953, in Pittsburg. He graduated high school in 1971 and served in the U.S. Army from 1972-1976.
James 'Jim' Frank Shaffer
He was married to Nancy Shaffer Sept. 15, 1978; they were married 34 wonderful years.
He was a long distance truck driver for about 30 years and operated under the handle: "The Prospector."
He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed simulation military aviation combat and memorabilia. He enjoyed reading and watching classic movies.
Mr. Shaffer is survived by wife, Nancy; daughter, Gena (Erik) Knight; grandchildren, Emma, Hannah, Allura and William' parents, Helen and Frank Shaffer; grandmother, Evelyn Plants; and siblings, Diane and David.
Condolences may be left at fullermetz.com/obituaries/James-F-Shaffer5212164085/