Richard D. "Rick" Shaffer

November 25, 1953February 21, 2013

Richard DeWayne (Rick) Shaffer, 59, Kansas City North, passed away February 21, 2013 at his home. Funeral services will be 1 PM Thursday, February 28th at the McGilley Antioch Chapel where a visitation will begin at 11:30 AM. Burial will follow in Mt. Moriah Terrace Park Cemetery.

Rick was born November 25, 1953 in Kansas City to Willard L. and Merle (O’Day) Shaffer. He retired from General Motors following 35 years of employment. Rick loved weekends spent at the Lake aboard his Inboard boat. He enjoyed playing the guitar and was an avid fan of golf, NASCAR, the Royals and the Chiefs. Rick was a great brother, father and grandfather. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Jim.

Survivors include 3 children, Sean, Marlee and Nicholas Shaffer; grandson, Zyler Shaffer; and 2 brothers, Terry and Steve Shaffer.


  • Visitation Thursday, February 28, 2013
  • Funeral Service Thursday, February 28, 2013
  • Graveside Service Thursday, February 28, 2013

Richard D. "Rick" Shaffer

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March 6, 2013

I was just informed about my old friend Rick, passing away..Rick was a good friend I always will remember. Growing up with him and knowing his brothers and sharing many memories of the lake, school and week ends at there home while the parents were at the lake, are times that will never be forgotten.. He had my back more than once.. I am so sorry we did not share the past 40 years. People drift apart. Terry and Steve, I will always remember the good things about Rick and your family. May Rick rest in peace with a SMILE.

Pamela Randol

March 1, 2013

I'm so sorry and my sincere condolences to the family. I knew Rick from work. Great guy who was always ready to entertain. May you find some peace in the memories that you shared. He will be sadly missed. Pamela Randol K.C.,KS

Holly McClure

March 1, 2013

Rick, your smile, laugh, and personality will be missed. I enjoyed every moment of my time working with you brother. R.I.P. My prayers to your family in this time.

Tim Smith

February 28, 2013

May you R.I.P. Rick, My condolences to the family....

Terry Moore

February 28, 2013

Terry,Steve and family.So sorry to hear of Ricks passing.Lots of memories growing up. He will be missed.

February 27, 2013

Another Shocker Big Rick

February 27, 2013

May memories comfort you. I had the privilige of being Risk's UAW rep. at Fairfax

William J. McNeal Reitred UAW


February 27, 2013


Joe Becerra

February 27, 2013

My codolences to Rick Shaffer Family&Friends I work with Rick at GM 33yrs there were allot great times there we shared. He will be greaty miss..."""

Mark Pollock

February 27, 2013

Rick will be missed for a lot of memories and joy he has brought into our lives over the years. May we all have fond memories:):)