HOWLAND, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Clinton James “Jimmy” Shafer, Jr., 68, passed away peacefully while surrounded by his family on Monday, January 2, 2023, the son of Jim Shafer, Sr. and Mary Jo Losen. 

Jimmy was a 1973 graduate of Howland High School.

After graduating, he excelled in many businesses, but is most known for owning Shafer Plumbing for over 20 years.

Jimmy loved the outdoors and enjoyed trail riding, hunting and camping. 

Cherished memories of Jimmy will be carried on by his three children, Chris (Tami) Shafer, Sr., Melia (Jerry) Roth and Katelyn (Kevin) Brown; his sister, Shanda (John) Gates; his stepfather, Jim Bates; his grandson, Christopher (Leeanne) Shafer, Jr. and two great-granddaughters. 

Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents and granddaughter, Alexandria Shafer. 

Following Jimmy’s wishes, a family gathering will take place and there will be no formal services.

Arrangements are being handled by the Bernard P. Borowski Memorial Home.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Clinton James Shafer, Jr., please visit our floral store.

A television tribute will air Friday, January 6 at the following approximate times: 6:47 a.m. on WYTV, 9:43 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.