Ronald Shafer, III, was born April 4, 2004, in Amarillo Texas. He passed at the age of 18 in Lubbock Texas, June 23, 2022. He was greeted in his heavenly home by his Lord and Savior, as well as his Nana Rena Shafer, Papa Ronald Shafer, Aunt Tammie.
Throughout all of Ronald’s years on this earth he always had a smile that could light up the room and a laugh that was contagious. He had a joke for any occasion just to put a smile on someone’s face. Ronald left an impact on every person he met. He was a very giving and brave young man. He would always go out of his way to help a friend or a stranger. Ronald loved to spend his time with family and friends. He loved cooking with his mom and working on cars with his dad. He would also find new ways to torment his sisters. Ronald loved the outdoors and trying something new.
Those who will continue to carry his light are his loving and devoted parents Roni and Sheldon Hayes; his father, Jose Varela, IV and his wife, Carla Varela; his brothers, Zeth and Donald, his sisters, Misty, Tara, Kyra, Kalee, Kloie, and Summer; his playful nephew Karter, as well as many aunts, uncles, and a multitude of cousins.
The family will receive visitors at the funeral home Friday, July 1, 2022, from 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 2, 2022, at Lighthouse Funeral Chapel, 3707 Wolflin Ave, Amarillo, Texas.