R. C. Schafer Obituary
R. C. SCHAFER (from Big Spring Herald, 11/15/99)
R. C. Schafer, 74, Garden City died on Saturday, Nov. 13, 1999 in a Midland
hospital. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov.17, 1999, at Nalley-Pickle
& Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Pastor Carroll Kohl, of St. Paulís
Lutheran Church, officiating. Interment will follow at Garden City Cemetery.
He was born on June 28, 1925, in Glasscock County, and married Emma Cline on
Jan. 29, 1950, in Clovis, N.M.
Mr. Schafer was a veteran of World War II. He was a self employed trucker for a
number of years, before entering into the ranching business. His favorite
hobbies were playing dominoes and being at the ranch tending to his sheep and
Survivors include: his wife, Emma Schafer of the home; two sons and
daughters-in-law, Johnny and Linda Schafer and Richard and Linda Schafer all of
Big Spring; a granddaughter, Jennifer Schafer of Lubbock; a step-grandson, Chris
Laney and his wife Shonda of Houston; one sister, Rosie Roberts of Hobbs, N.M.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Chris and Birdie Mae Schafer.
Pallbearers will be Marck Schafer, J.C. Newell, Charlie Schafer, Bob Garrett, Bo
Bokelman and Marion Wilkerson.
The family suggests memorials to: The American Heart Association, 3525 Andrews
Highway., Suite 111, Midland, 79703.
Arrangements under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
Submitted by Gene
Schafer on June 2, 2002.
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