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Leon Shaffer

July 22, 1972 May 12, 2016
Leon Shaffer
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Leon Nelson Shaffer, 43, of Peoria, IL passed this life unto another on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 1:40 a.m. at home surrounded by family at his side. Leon was born on July 22, 1972 in Indianola, MS to Tommie and Daisy Shaffer. He leaves to cherish his precious memories his mother, Daisy Lee Shaffer of Peoria, IL; three daughters, Carrie Cotton of Peoria, IL, Vaniece Shaffer and Chelsea Shaffer of Madison, WI; one son, Delon Shaffer of Champaign, IL; special friend, Celeste Younger of Madison, WI; three brothers, Tommie (Sandra) Shaffer of Peoria, IL, Will (Tracy) Shaffer of Lyndon, IL, Robert (Juzet Calhoun) Shaffer of Peoria, IL; two sisters, Roberta (Milton Osten) Shaffer and Patricia (Gregory) Womber of Peoria, IL; a special niece and caregiver, Debra Peyton; a host of nephews, nieces and family members who love and will cherish his memories and childhood friend, Kevin Carter of Peoria, IL. He was preceded in death by his dad and nephew. Cremation has been accorded and a memorial service will be held Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Star of Hope Full Gospel Baptist Church in Peoria at 11 a.m.

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