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Mickey Shaffer

July 16, 1956 ~ December 16, 2021 (age 65)

Obituary

Mr. Robert Mitchell “Mickey” Shaffer, age 65 of Mt. Vernon, KY passed away Thursday, December 16, 2021, at the Rockcastle Regional Hospital.

Mickey was born July 16, 1956, in Berea, KY to the late Bobby Shafer and Pete and Willene Woodall Adams. He was of the Pentecostal faith, he enjoyed old cars, rabbit hunting, hanging out with his grandkids, watching UK basketball, and his dogs, especially Mazie.

Those left to celebrate his life are his wife of 46 years:  Rita Cash Shaffer; one son:  Jonah Mikhael Shaffer and wife Callie of Mt. Vernon, KY; four grandchildren: Silas Shaffer, Celia Shaffer, Clara Shaffer, Corey Shaffer; one brother and best friend:  Roger Shaffer of Brodhead, KY; and two sisters:  Kathy Shafer and DeAnna Adams both of Brodhead, KY.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother:  Billy Joe Shafer; and his dear uncle and aunt:  Arnie and Jean Wilmott.

Visitation for Mickey will be Monday, December 20, 2021, from 6-8pm and Tuesday, December 21, 2021 from 10am until time for the funeral service at 11am at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals with Bro Roland Mullins officiating. Burial will follow in the Piney Grove Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Anthony Houk, Cade Prewitt, Cam Prewitt, Silas Shaffer, Corey Shaffer, Tommy Woodall, and Mark Spragens. Honorary casket bearer will be Alex Spragens.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in honor of Mickey to the American Red Cross for the tornado victims of Western Kentucky.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
December 20, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Marvin E Owens Home for Funerals
148 West Main St / PO Box 658
Brodhead, KY 40409

Funeral Service
Tuesday
December 21, 2021

11:00 AM
Marvin E Owens Home for Funerals
148 West Main St / PO Box 658
Brodhead, KY 40409

Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
December 21, 2021

Piney Grove Cemetery

Brodhead , Kentucky 40409

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