Mr. John Paul Shaffer, age 40, of Shelbyville, passed away Saturday, October 18, 2014.

Memorial services will be 6 PM Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel.

The family will receive visitors 4 PM until service time Wednesday.

He was born February 22, 1974, in Mount Vernon, Ohio, to Steven John Shaffer and Cynthia Carpenter Pearson. He was an assistant trainer of Tennessee Walking Horses, and a surveyor with Wilson and Associates in Franklin.

Survivors include his wife, Betsy Shaffer, and two sons, Jacob Christian Ward and John Landon Shaffer, all of Shelbyville; his mother, Cynthia (Dale) Pearson, of Columbia, and his father, Steven Shaffer, of Lexington, Kentucky; a sister, Lisa Ann Shaffer, of Florida, and a brother, Matthew Lance Kearney, of New York City, New York.

Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements