Harry Lee Schaeffer, 55 of Ashland, peacefully passed away Thursday, July 9, 2020 at his residence. Harry was born August 30, 1964 in Hazard, KY, a son of the late Harry Mac and Elizabeth Anita Sizemore Schaeffer. In addition to his parents, Harry was also preceded in death by his brother Jeff Schaeffer.
Harry was an active member of Centenary United Methodist Church in Ashland. He was well known to assist Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny during holiday engagements. Harry earned his Bachelor’s degree from Morehead University and his Masters from Lindsey Wilson College. He worked as a Counselor and Social Worker with Mended Reeds in Ironton, OH.
Survivors include his sister Hilma Harned and husband Lyndall of Ashland, brother George William Wyatt and wife Rita of Knoxville, TN, special friends Jim Deal and Duke & Judy Preston, several nieces, nephews, cousins and good friends.
Funeral services will be held 2:00pm Sunday, July 12, 2020 at the Steen Funeral Home 13th Street Chapel by Jim Deal.
Visitation will be from 12:00 Noon till service time at 2:00pm.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Centenary United Methodist Church, 2901 Winchester Avenue, Ashland, KY 41101 or Tri State Spay & Neuter, 10699 State Route US 60, Ashland, KY 41102 or to your favorite Children’s Charity in memory of Harry.
The family would like to extend a very special thank you to KDMC Transport for all of their assistance and help with Harry.
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