After graduating from Elyria High School in 1970, he attended Kent State University and had obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in geology. After moving to Houston in 1977, he worked for several oil companies and then worked construction in the roofing industry. He owned his own roofing business called KSC Corporation.
Carl loved to play baseball as a youth and played for Little League North on Stewart Appliance team. As he got older, he enjoyed golfing, piloting an airplane and coaching his kid’s softball and baseball teams. He loved to watch the PGA play when they were in Houston. He also volunteered for Habit for Humanity in Houston. He was a member of St. Jude Church in Elyria and Metropolitan Baptist Church in Houston.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Ann Shaffstall (nee Kerekes) in 1960 and 2000 respectively.
Left to cherish his memory, are his children, Katherine Shaffstall of Las Vegas, Nevada, Sarah Shaffstall of Houston, Texas and Carl W. Shaffstall, Jr. of Houston, Texas. Survivors also include his sisters, Karen (John) Vilevac of Grafton, Amy (Bob) Stafford of Elyria; brother, Alan (Jennifer) Shaffstall of Elyria; four nieces; three nephews; numerous cousins; and his aunt, Marge Shaffstall of LaGrange.
Funeral service was private and a memorial service was held June 29, 2013 in Houston, Texas. A memorial service will be held locally at the North Eaton Christian Church, 35895 Royalton Rd. (Rt. 82) on Friday, August 30, 2013 at 7:15 P.M. with visitation with the family from 6:30 to 7:15 P.M. The Reverend Charles Butcher will officiate.
Online condolences may be sent to his sister, Karen Vilevac at cobigboy@ hotmail.com.