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Charles Earl Schaffer, Jr.

January 8, 1955 ~ September 11, 2018 (age 63)

Charles Earl "Chuck" Schaffer Jr. age 63 of Longview, Texas passed away on Tuesday, September 11, 2018. and was born on January 8, 1955 in Longview, Texas to Sylvia Waller Schaffer and Charles Earl Schaffer Sr.

Chuck was a member of Valley View Baptist Church in Longview. He proudly served in the United States Navy, Specializing in Central Intelligence. He worked in heavy equipment sales for many years.

Next to family and friends, Chuck loved fishing with his favorite fishing partner, John Carr. Recently he became Pops, the proud grandfather to Ryleigh Carrsyn Collins his first grandchild whom he loved dearly.

Chuck is survived by his daughter Casey Leigh Schaffer Collins and husband Brian, granddaughter Ryleigh Carrsyn Collins, Shelly Schaffer, sister Debra Visage and husband Tommy, niece Katie Alexander and husband Ben, nephew Thomas Visage and wife Sharla, and great nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by both his parents.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 14, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. in the Welch Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will follow the service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Valley View Baptist Church Building Fund at 1602 Alpine Road, Longview, Texas 75601

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