Jack ‘Buff’ Hafer

Jack “Buff” Hafer, 68, of Cutler, passed away Aug. 9, 2013, at the Camden Clark Medical Center, Memorial Campus, following a courageous battle with cancer for the last three years.

“Buff” was born in Parkersburg, May 14, 1945, a son of the late “Web” and “Granny” Hafer.

He had proudly served his country in the U.S. Army and retired from Walker Textron after 32 years with the company. He enjoyed hunting, antique cars and spending time at the Cutler Station with his friends. He was known to many as Papa Jack and enjoyed life.

Surviving “Buff” are his wife of 43 years, Beverly A. Lynch Hafer; two sons, Shane Hafer and Misty and “Pudge” Hafer and Ester, all of Cutler; four grandchildren, Zach, Kyle, Austin and Taten; great-grandson, Trezdyn; sister, Kitty Anthony and Paul of Belpre; brother, Larry “Tuff” Hafer and Janet of North Carolina; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, “Buff” was preceded in death by three brothers, Wilbur “Speedy” Hafer, James “Lucky” Hafer and Rick “Lightning” Hafer.

Family and friends are invited to a graveside service that will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday at the Decatur Methodist Church Cemetery. Full military rites will be provided by American Legion Post #15.

The family asks that memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.leavittfuneralhome.com

Jack ‘Buff’ Hafer

Jack “Buff” Hafer, 68, of Cutler, Ohio, passed away Aug. 9, 2013, at Camden Clark Medical Center, Memorial Campus.

Arrangements are pending at Leavitt Funeral Home, Belpre.