Lester Thornton Shaffer, Jr.
Lester Thornton Shaffer, Jr., 52, a resident of Cape Coral, FL since 1986, formerly of Byron, IL, passed away Friday, December 3, 2021. He was born May 26, 1969, in McHenry, IL.
He will be remembered for his love of his family and dog and his contagious smile. He would do anything for anyone. He was a hard-working, fun-loving, goofy, easy-going, family man. He loved his concrete job, taking care of his yard, talking to neighbors, drag racing, motorcycles, and his friends. He enjoyed sitting outside looking at the moon and stars. He was passionate about his family and will be missed dearly.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Rhonda Russell of Cape Coral; loving daughter, Sophia Shaffer of Cape Coral; as well as six siblings, Tracy Valdes (Rafael) of Fort Myers, FL, Leslie Shaffer of IN, Robert Bode (Alice) of Barrington, IL, Clifford Bode of Elgin, IL, Steven Shaffer of Salem, WI, and Scott Shaffer (Connie) of Oshkosh, WI.
Lester was preceded in death by his parents, Lester Shaffer Sr., Betty, and John Mihovilovich; as well as sister, Bonnie Panerali (Richard).
A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, December 9, 2021, at the Epiphany Episcopal Church in Cape Coral.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.