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Alan Scheaffer

June 12, 1940 — September 25, 2018

Brevard, North Carolina

Alan G. Scheaffer, of Brevard, left for Heaven on a beautiful fall evening at the Charles George (VA) Medical Center in Asheville.

He was born in Manhattan, New York City, N.Y., June 12, 1940, to parents C. Gibson and LeMae Gifford Scheaffer, who predeceased him. His younger son, Scott L. Scheaffer, of Los Angeles, Calif., also predeceased him.

He spend his childhood and teen years in Ridgewood, N.J., where he graduated from high school in 1958. He then attended Denison University in Granville, Ohio, and graduated in 1962. At that time, he served his country as a 2nd lieutenant in the Air Force, and was stationed at March Air Force Base in Riverside, Calif.

He left the Air Force to attend the Moritz School of Law at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, where he received his doctorate. This is where he began a lifelong passion for Ohio State football (Buckeyes). He opened his law practice in Loudonville, Ohio. He was a member of the Jaycees, the Rotary Club of Loudonville, where he served as president twice, and he was appointed city solicitor and worked closely with the Village Council.

Later, he moved to Bat Cave, N.C. to open a bed and breakfast. There he met the apple of his eye, Linda. They were married in 1990. They moved to Loudonville to resume his law practice, then later to Dayton, Ohio before moving to Brevard, his wife's hometown.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Linda Brown Scheaffer, of Brevard; his older son, David G. (Julianna), of Springboro, Ohio; grandchildren, Amber (Travis) Lovejoy, of Logan, Utah, Tisa (Edward) Armentor, of Santaquin, Utah, Alex G. (Michelle) Scheaffer, of West Valley, Utah, and Jesse L. Scheaffer, of Springboro; great-grandchildren, Hallah, Wade, Rider, Muriel and Quentin Lovejoy, Bronson, Zoe, Isabella, Greyor and Espi Armentor, Linkoln, Logan and Lillie Scheaffer and twins, Oscar and Oliver Scheaffer; his sister, Ann Scheaffer Smith, of Atlanta, Ga .; and his wife's parents, Doug and Perry Brown, of Brevard.

There will be no funeral services locally.

The family will have a small memorial at the spring football game of his beloved Buckeyes, April 13, 2019.

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