Roberta Jo “Robbie” Shaffer Chaffin, 67, of Rush went to be with her Lord Saturday September 25, 2021 at the Kings Daughters Medical Center. Roberta was born May 30, 1954 in Ashland, KY a daughter of the late, James Edward and Parthea Katheryn Riffe Shaffer. In addition to her parents, Robbie was preceded in death by a nephew Adam Hall; and two brother in-laws, Danny Hall and Dale Edward Watts.
Robbie was of the first graduating class of East Carter County High School in 1972. Robbie had a strong work ethic and was employed at Ralph’s Food Fair for over 37 years having worked as a Butcher and most recently as the Manager of the meat department. Robbie was member of Kilgore United Methodist Church. Robbie enjoyed being outdoors in her flower garden; and hiding chocolate and Pepsi’s in her house from her precious family.
Robbie is survived by a son, Jeffrey Kyle Chaffin of Rush; four grandchildren, Regan Kenzie Chaffin, Zoey Brooke Chaffin, Landon Kyle Chaffin and Jacklyn June Burnett; five sisters, Bettye (Ron) Salmon, Donna (Mike) Hutchinson, Vivian (Kenneth) Evans, Jeanie (Dan) Frederick and Rebecca Ann Watts; a brother, James “Bub” Shaffer; and a host of friends and extended family who all mourn her passing.
Funeral services will be 11 am Wednesday September 29, 2021 at the Malone Funeral Home with Bro. Dan Frederick officiating. Burial will follow in the East Carter County Memory Gardens. Visitation will be 6-8 pm Tuesday and after 9am Wednesday until the service hour. Condolences may be sent to the Chaffin family at www.malonefuneralhome.com
Pallbearers will be: Keith Salmon, Jerry Hall, Jacob Shaffer, Jason Watts, Nate Freeze, Chris Manning, Jeff Chaffin and Pete Griffith.
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