Gairey Marcen Shafer, 75, of Blacksburg died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021.
He was born in Giles County on May 14, 1945, to the late William Harold and Phoebe Merrix Shaver. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Paulette S. Kinsley and Joyce J. Shaver.
Gairey was a veteran of the U. S. Army. He is survived by his sister, Charlotte Ann Albert; a niece, Carrie Ann Hawks and her husband, Richard; a great-niece, Deanna Hawks; a special friend, Larry R. Cook; and numerous other family relatives.
Funeral services will be held today, Feb. 6, 2021, at 11 a.m. in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Neal Turner officiating.
Burial will follow in the Memorial Gardens of the New River Valley. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until service time at McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.