Scott Shafer

Oct. 13, 1960 – Jan. 31, 2021

Scott Timothy Shafer, longtime Sheridan resident, passed away on Jan. 31, 2021 in San Antonio. Scott was born in Sheridan to Brian and Betty (Burgess) Shafer on Oct. 13, 1960. He graduated from Big Horn High School in 1979. Later that year he graduated from WyoTech. He married the love of his life, Bernadette (Vigil) Shafer on Dec. 12, 1987. They had one son, George, on June 5, 1989. Scott worked in the tire industry most of his life. He enjoyed anything with a motor. His hobbies included gunsmithing and collecting sports memorabilia. Scott never met a stranger and loved to talk to anyone who would listen.

He is survived by his son George (Melissa) Shafer of Buffalo; one grandson Henry; mother Betty Shafer of Kalispell, Montana; sister Donna Phillips of Kalispell, Montana; and many other family and friends.

He is proceeded in death by his father Brian Shafer; wife Bernadette Shafer; sister Tina Sharkey; and in-laws Able and Josie Vigil.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.