Timothy L. Shaffer

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Timothy L. Shaffer, age 59, passed away Sunday, October 3, 2021, at Ball Memorial Hospital during a brief illness. Tim was born April 24, 1962, a son of Harry and Mary Shaffer.

He was a graduate of New Castle Chrysler High School in 1981 and resided in Muncie at the Watersedge Nursing Home. Tim enjoyed his free time listening to music and playing the piano and keyboard. He was always a practical joker and loved to play tricks on his friends.

He is survived by a sister, Kathaleen (husband, Dennis) Banks of Fountain Hills, Arizona; two brothers, Michael Shaffer of Ogdon, Indiana, and Wayne (wife, Ginny) Shaffer of New Castle, Indiana.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Mary Shaffer, and a brother, Ronnie.

A gathering will be held for family and friends on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, from 9:00 a.m., until 10:00 a.m., at Macer-Hall-Marcum Funeral Home, 2011 East Broad Street, New Castle. A private burial will follow at South Mound Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Henry County Community Foundation, 700 S. Memorial Drive, New Castle, IN 47362 in c/o Harry & Mary Shaffer Memorial Fund for students with special needs.

Funeral directors and staff are honored to serve the Shaffer family. Online condolences may be made at

The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to the staff at Water’s Edge Village Nursing Home, as well as the staff of BDDS (Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services) and Meridian Health Services, all of Muncie, Indiana.