July 17, 1953 ~ April 25, 2020

Born in: Louisville, KY
Resided in: Leitchfield, KY

George Daniel Schafer, age 66 of Leitchfield, passed away Saturday, April 25th 2020 at the Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. He was born July 17th 1953 in Louisville, KY, the son of Raymond & Elizabeth Hughes Schafer.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn King Schafer, two children, Keith Schafer & Dana Schafer Bayer, and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A private funeral service for George Schafer will be held on Thursday, April 30th 2020 at the Watson & Hunt Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Cedar Hill Cemetery in Big Clifty.

The funeral celebration for George Schafer will be live streamed at 1:00pm Thursday, April 30, 2020, where family and friends may visit to participate in the celebration.

Watson & Hunt Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Schafer. Share your messages of condolence with the family of George Schafer at

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  1. So sorry Sue, it’s been quite a few years since we hung out together. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  2. So sorry to hear of Danny’s passing. We are thinking about you and the family during this trying time.

  3. Sending Love from Alaska during this hard time. I’d be there If I could aunt Sue, but due to travel restrictions, I can only attend online. Hate to hear of Danny’s passing, the family is in my thoughts and prayers.

  4. Sue so sorry to learn of Danny’s passing. Although it has been years since we all were around each other, every time I ran into Danny–it was just like seeing him yesterday and a long conversation was struck up. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the rest of the family.

  5. We are so sorry for your loss! We are thankful for the time we had to know him! He loved his family well and I know he will be missed. We are praying for you as you grieve! Bebee family

    • Mrs. Sue I am so sorry. I am at a loss for words. Just know we are thinking about you. We love you and will keep you and your family in your prayers.

  6. So very sorry for your loss. Please know you all are in my thoughts and prayers. Love you all.

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