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Robert Shaffer

May 16, 1950 — March 12, 2024

Mountain Home

Robert Paul Shaffer of Mountain Home, Arkansas, passed away March 12, 2024, in Mountain Home, Arkansas at the age of 73. He was born May 16, 1950, in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Paul Eugene and Ester Mary Kinnick Shaffer. He married Debra Pardington on December 1, 1973, in Detroit, Michigan and worked as a maintenance worker for Ford Motor Company for over 30 years. Robert lived in Mountain Home since moving from Missouri in 2003. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and camping.

Robert is survived by his wife, Debra Ann Shaffer; son, Jason Robert Shaffer; daughters, Jilleen Mary Long and Kathleeen May Payton; grandchildren, Allan, Felisha, Alyse, Hunter, Briar, Robert, Erin, and Macey; and great-grandchildren, Braelyn, Emmilou, Antien, Jaxson, Elisha, Alexander, Annabelle, Kinsley, Isabella, Amelia, and Adelynn.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Have a Heart Pet Shelter in Yellville, Arkansas at

Arrangements are by Kirby and Family Funeral and Cremation Services - Mountain Home, Arkansas. Visit an online obituary and guestbook at
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