William Edward Shaffbower (Dow) (Wild Bill) went to be with our Lord on May 31, 2023 he was 78 years old. Born in Deckerville, Michigan on May 5, 1945. He is survived by his sister-in-law, Patti Shaffbower; nieces & nephew: Bobbie Shaffbower (Kevin), Jackie Campbell, Vicki Cuervo (Tony), Rhonda Bell, Joey Sloan (Stacy), Kym Holland (Steve); great nieces and nephews: Mitchell Campbell (Paige), Phillip Cuervo, Logan Loftus, Christina Cuervo, Donnie Bell (Emily), Gabrielle Leisure, Brandi Shaffbower, Andrew Dowdy, Stevie Holland, Alex Holland, Justiss Sloan; and great great niece and nephews: Hayden Campbell, Sutton “Charlie” Meek, Gates Campbell.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Nettie Shaffbower, father, Charles Shaffbower, sister, Bertie May Shaffbower, brother, Jackie Shaffbower, and brother Charles Shaffbower.

He absolutely loved his family, friends and spending time with them. He also love hunting and was always fixing something to get ready for the next hunting season. Bill worked at Cattlemen's Livestock Auction Market for 48 years in the ring swinging the gate! When he wasn't hunting or spending time with family and friends, he was at his second home Cattlemen's.

A celebration of life will be held on July 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cattlemen's Livestock Market, 3305 US 92, Lakeland, FL.

In lieu of flowers Bill would love a donation to St Jude’s children’s Hospital

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