William J. Shaffer, 69, of Windermere, FL, passed away on Wednesday, October 13, 2010. He was born in Douglas, Wyoming. His life was one of service to his country, his family, and his community. He served 30 years as an Army Medical Service Corps Officer and a Hospital Administrator. In 1993, COL Shaffer retired from a distinguished military career and continued to work as a consultant for Tricare Healthcare Alliance. He was a 32nd Degree Mason and a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was an avid tennis player and golfer. He is survived by his beloved wife, Mary, of 31 years; his son, Clarke, of Oak Park, Ca; his daughter, Carin, of Phoenix, AZ; and seven beautiful grandchildren. The family will be receiving friends on Tuesday, October 19th, 2010 at Dobbs Funeral Home, 430 N. Kirkman Road from 6:00 until 8:00 pm with a service at 7:00 pm. He will be buried with Standard Military Honors at Arlington Cemetery o November 18, 2010 at 2:00 p.m.