William Wayne Shaffer
February 19, 1962 – October 20, 2021
William Wayne Shaffer, 59, born February 19, 1962, was unexpectedly taken away from us far too soon on Wednesday, October 20, 2021.
He is survived by an adoring, devoted wife and best friend of 41 years, Tina M. Shaffer; two daughters, Cristina M. and Brittany N. Shaffer; son-in-law, Brandon T. Grimmer; his 17-year-old grandson, Justice W. Perez; a loving mother, Katherine Shifflett; four sisters, Kathy, Vicky, Diane, and Kristy; and his big brother, “Bubba”. He had numerous nieces and nephews, along with a family of in-laws, and many very dear friends including his best buddy, Donnie, and his three faithful pets.
William ,aka “Poopsi”, was the all-American epitomy of a great person. He was a simple man, laid-back, intelligent, honest, and kind-hearted. He was known for his hard-working ethics, was one of the best drywall men in the area, and always provided for his family. His passions consisted of riding his Harley, fishing, family trips to Nags Head, and relaxing with a few drinks, cracking jokes with his loved ones. He will be truly missed in more ways than one and forever in our hearts.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm at Affinity Funeral Service, 2720 Enterprise Parkway, Richmond, VA 23294. A funeral service will be held at 11am on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 in the funeral home chapel.
To the Shaffer family. I sincerely feel like family to you all. For every story your Dear wife , Tina spoke of you. I love you because you loved her. Rest In Peace.
This is my youngest brother. He loved his family and he worked hard to give them what they needed. He was a devoted Husband, Dad, Grandfather, friend, brother, & son. He was sort of private and quite about things. He really didn’t talk about things that bothered him much, but I guess that was his private side and maybe even his pride. He and his wife Tina meet when they were very young and had thief struggles through life but always came through it. They had an unconventional love and bond that was unbreakable. I loved that about my brother and so many other things . I could go on forever. He was such a good man. He was taken away from us way to soon, but I guess God needed another good Angel more. Love you Poopsi more than you’ll ever know. My heart is broken . R.I.P. my brother til we meet again. You will always , forever live in my heart. ❤️ Your sis, Vicky. 💔🥲❤️🙏🏻😇
To have write about my brother here is unbelievable I just can’t believe he was taken from us. I will never understand. Him and I are 18 months apart he is my Poopsi that’s was his nickname and as we became adults and I would introduce him to my friends I would have to remember to try and say William which to me was weird. He work hard all his life for his family, he loved riding his Harley which scared the hell out of me. His laugh was contagious, his smirky smile was beautiful. To say my heart is shattered is an understatement. I may not have seen him once a week but he knew I loved him. I would make him take pictures with me and he hated it. I would always kiss him on his check and tell him I loved him and he would roll his eyes. I loved challenging him in cornhole because you know guys always think they are better. I can not say goodbye I can only say I will see you again. I LOVE YOU SO MUCH Poopsi aka William 💔❤️
Rest in peace Poopsie. You leave behind a legacy of love and laughter. You live on in the light of your family’s eyes and hearts of all the people you touched in your way-too-short life. May heaven hold and keep you until we meet again.✌❤😘
William was one of a kind ! He always had a smile or smirk on his face. We worked together at Standard Parking and I will never forget him. He was always about family . He talked about his grandson and we all knew rhat was the apple of his eye. William you got your wings way too soon !! Godspeed my friend .
Poolside , we will all miss you. I remember the good times when me and you brother would go on rides together. Ride on brother. We will ride again!! Love and peace your brother-in-law Garfield
(BROTHER) Words can’t even describe how someone feels when they lose a loved one. My Heart is broken , It’s like a bad dream. We try to understand why life is so unfair, but it’s obvious we never will. I know we didn’t talk everyday but it doesn’t mean I didn’t think about you. I will Miss you at the gatherings at Moms and the Summer cookouts at your house and the laughs we did share. It was always funny when you were spoke of and I would say my brother Poopsie and people would look at me and say (What is a Poopsie) I would just say a name he was given by and family member when he was a young boy and don’t ask me where they got it from.🤣 I Love You and will Miss you Dearly. You will never be forgotten. Your Little Sister (Kristy) 😢❤️❤️ Rest In Peace
Poolside Poopsie aka brother in law . Missed by all RIP .
uncle poopsi – I will never understand why you were taken from us so soon. family gatherings will never been the same without you. you were hands down my favorite person to cut up with and give a hard time too. that smirk and little chuckle you would let out will be sorely missed. we may not have seen each other all the time but I loved you so much. you were my pooter and i’m really gonna miss you. I love you.
OUR HEART’S ARE BREAKING FOR YOU ALL..I KNOW WORDS CAN’T TAKE AWAY THE HURT YOU’RE ALL FEELING.BUT WE WANT YOU ALL TO KNOW HOW MUCH WE CARE. .POOPSI WAS SUCH A WONDERFUL KIND PERSON,.EVERYONE THAT HE MET LIKED HIM..HIS SMILE WAS CONTAGIOUS. HE HAD SUCH A GREAT SENSE OF HUMOR.HE LOVED HIS FAMILY,SENDING ALL OUR LOVE PRAYERS.WITH OUR SINCERE CONDOLENCES…..WE LOVE YOU ALL BILLY & ALANA