DUE TO HEAVY SNOWS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...WIDESPREAD 6 TO 12 INCH SNOWFALL AMOUNTS HAVE HAULTED AREA TRAVEL. ISOLATED 15 INCH AMOUNTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED. DRIFTS UP TO A FOOT AND A HALF HAVE ALSO BEEN REPORTED. THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM SITUATION AND TRAVEL SHOULD BE AVOIDED IF AT ALL POSSIBLE. (National Weather Service)
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DIXON, Ky. (4/3/14) — David W. Schafer Jr., 56 of Dixon, Ky., passed away at his home April 2, 2014.

He worked for Dapco Inc. in Dixon, Ky. He attended church at Ship of Zion in Dixon. He loved coon hunting and riding his motorcycle. He was a US Army Veteran.

He is survived by his wife of 37 years Paula Schafer of Dixon, Ky., three daughters, Lisa Patno of Dixon, Ky., Sarah Vos and Emily Neff both of Morganfield, Ky., his father David W. Schafer Sr., and his wife Brenda of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., his mother, Mary Ann Dyson of Covington, Ky., four brothers James Schafer of Cincinnati, Ohio, Jeffrey Schafer of Covington, Ky., Scott Schafer of Cincinnati, Ohio and Cliff Schafer of Ft. Myers Fla., six grandchildren, Layla, Gillian, Summer, Markus, Warren and Mikhail and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held Saturday 1:30 p.m. at Townsend Funeral Home in Dixon, Ky. Rev. Clyde Vos will officiate. Burial will be in Old Cedar Grove Cemetery in Tilden. Visitation will be from 3 – 8 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home Memorial contributions can be made to St. Anthony’s Hospice, 2410 S. Green St., Henderson, Ky. 42420. Online condolences can be made at www.townsendfuneralhomeinc.com.

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