Larry Preston “Barney” Shafer, 75, of Buena Vista died Wednesday, March 15, 2023. 


Larry Preston “Barney” Shafer, 75, of Buena Vista passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2023. 

He was born April 3, 1947, in RockbridgeCounty, the son of Milton Russell “Barney” Shafer and Frances Wheeler Shafer.

He was a member of GraceChapelChurch and had retired from the Buena VistaSchool system where he was a custodian.

In addition to his parents, He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Milton F. “Bo” Shafer and Kenneth B. “Kenny” Shafer.

He is survived by one brother, Roger Dale “Hop” Shafer; many nieces and nephews as well as many great nieces and nephews; and special sister-in-law, Betty Geraldine Shafer.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, March 20, 2023, at Bolling, Grose & Lotts Funeral Chapel by Pastor Butch Grow and Pastor Tommy Johnson. Burial will follow at GreenHillCemetery.

Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Arrangements are being handled by Bolling, Grose, & Lotts Funeral Home and Cremation Services.



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