George Allan Scheffer of Ocean Shores, Washington passed on Sept. 26, 2021, at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle, Washington after a short battle with pancreatic cancer.
George was born on Jan. 2, 1954, in Erie, Pennsylvania to George Leon Scheffer and Lois (Conn) Scheffer. The family moved to Dayton, Ohio, where George graduated from Fairview High School in 1974.
He met the love of his life Kathy J. Block in Dayton, Ohio, while Kathy was a student at Miami Valley School of Nursing in February, 1976. They were married in Sidney, Ohio at the Methodist Church on June 4, 1977. George joined the Army in December 1977. He was stationed at Fort Lewis, Washington. He served in the Army and National Guard for 12 years. George retired from the Bethel School District, Spanaway Washington, as a nutrition van driver.
George served as assistant Scout Master for Troop 692 at Camp Curran. George had many interests involving old cars, gun collecting, gardening, casinos, buffets, Seattle Seahawks, magazines and playing the lottery. He also enjoyed traveling and for the past two years, winter in Laughlin, Nevada.
George is preceded by father George Leon Scheffer, brother Paul Scheffer of Washington and brother-in-law James Block of Ohio. He is survived by his mother, Lois (Conn) Scheffer; wife, Kathy Scheffer; and children: Joseph, Kelly and Daniel (Amber) Scheffer; beloved grandson, Jericho James Scheffer; sisters-in-law: Susy and Ronald DeLaet of Ohio, Peggy and Jack Wilson of Nevada, and Linda Huffman of Kentucky; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
George had a tender heart and was a devoted son, husband, father and grandfather. He made friends easily and had a good sense of humor.
Arrangements by Edwards Memorial and Funeral Home, University Place, Washington.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date for family and close friends.