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Bradley Hayes Schaffer
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  • St. Michael's Church
    71 Broad Street
    Charleston, SC 29401

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“I graduated with Brad in 2008 and will never forget his energy or his sense of humor. He always struck me as a sensitive and caring guy who masked it...Read More »
1 of 34 | Posted by: Michael Luciano - Friend

“So sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family. ”
2 of 34 | Posted by: Teri Cribb - Hanahan, SC

“So sorry to hear of his passing. Thoughts and prayers to you all, from Florida. ”
3 of 34 | Posted by: Nate Smith - Parrish, FL

“Jim and Betty I am so deeply sorry for your loss. Know that he is in the arms of God now and is at peace. May the good Lord rest his hands upon your...Read More »
4 of 34 | Posted by: Jeannette Smith - Moncks Corner, SC

“Sheila and I just learned of Brad's passing last night. You are in our prayers along with Brad. One never knows what to say that will comfort the...Read More »
5 of 34 | Posted by: John & Sheila Romanosky - SC

“Prayers and condolences ”
6 of 34 | Posted by: Nancy & Bobby Gehlken - Awendaw, SC

“My deepest condolences to the Hayes family. Brad was one of first really good friends I made in Charleston well over a decade ago. He had the ability...Read More »
7 of 34 | Posted by: Sean Isaacs - Friend

“Betty and Jimmy, our hearts and thoughts are with you. May the love of God, family and friends comfort you at this time. Thinking and praying for...Read More »
8 of 34 | Posted by: Buddy Creech - Walterboro, SC

“Jimmy and Betty,You are in our thoughts today and in the days ahead as you grieve the passing of Bradley. May you find strength today and in the days...Read More »
9 of 34 | Posted by: Kevin and Maria smith - Bradenton, FL

“My heart is saddened for You, your Family, and all that knew Brad. Happy Memories will always be in the Heart. Dear Heavenly Father, I ask for...Read More »
10 of 34 | Posted by: Joan Furnish - Tampa, FL - Friend

“Jim & Betty,Words are not adequate to expressed how shocked & sad I was to read about passing. I can remember the times when just a little thing he...Read More »
11 of 34 | Posted by: Ira Rivers - Ravenel, SC - Friend

“Dear Betty and Jimmy, my heart is breaking for you and your family. I am so, so saddened. All our love from our family to yours. ”
12 of 34 | Posted by: Toni Kirby - Johns Islamd, SC

“Dear Jimmy and Betty,Growing up amongst the Schaffer family, and having shared faith and relationship through the generations is such a blessing. It...Read More »
13 of 34 | Posted by: John Sosnowski - Sumter, TX

“My heartfelt prayers and condolences for your loss. I didn't know Brad well, but I know his family loved him very much. Anne and Ashley (and family)...Read More »
14 of 34 | Posted by: Kimberly Krauk - Ravenel, SC

“Dear Betty & Jimmy, surely Brad is singing in his Lord's wonderful presence now, free and unencumbered by any tether. Your faithfulness in being...Read More »
15 of 34 | Posted by: Duval Acker - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“Schaffer family, I am so sad to hear this. Dr. Beall and I have known Bradley since I think he was 1 or 2 years old. so sweet, handsome and...Read More »
16 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“You are so in my thoughts and prayers . Love to you always . You were always a kind and wonderful gentleman to me . Love , Leize and Robert ”
17 of 34 | Posted by: Leize Willis - John's Island, SC

“So saddened to know this young man died. My heart goes out the family with condolences. May he Rest In Peace. ”
18 of 34 | Posted by: Robert Dickson - Charleston, SC

“Betty & Jimmy, Momma & I we're both so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, Grieving is a process of...Read More »
19 of 34 | Posted by: Kathy Mitchum-Ham - Bonneau, SC

“Betty and Jimmy,I know you are so broken-hearted and saddened by this terrible loss. Please know you are covered in prayer and love by your family...Read More »
20 of 34 | Posted by: Mary Lu Price - Charleston, SC

“Betty and Jimmy,I am very sorry to hear that you have and are suffering the most difficult loss any parent can experience. I pray that you and your...Read More »
21 of 34 | Posted by: Wayne and Annette Creech - SC

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
22 of 34 | Posted by: Hank and - Friend

“My heart goes out to Brad's family and friends. I only know too well the heartbreak you're going through. You see I only met Brad 4 years ago when my...Read More »
23 of 34 | Posted by: LeAvis Sullivan - Isle Of Palms, SC

“To Jimmy, Betty and family We have always enjoyed spending time with Brad. He shared with ushis many interesting work projects. He will be...Read More »
24 of 34 | Posted by: Rich and Dodie Luchansky - KY

“I have so many great memories with Brad and he will be missed by so many people. He was surrounded by so many friends and tons of love. I remember...Read More »
25 of 34 | Posted by: Molly Sherman - Charleston, SC

“To Jimmy and family, We are very sorry to hear of your loss.We sincerely hope that you memories will comfort you through these difficult times.All...Read More »
26 of 34 | Posted by: Jimmy and Patty Hayes - SC

“Jimmy,Betty and familyWe are deeply saddened by the death of Brad. May God bless all of you during this time of loss. Prayers lifted for all. ...Read More »
27 of 34 | Posted by: Jerry Bishop - Summerville

“Our sincere condolences for the loss of your special loved one. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Nick and Marie Thompson ”
28 of 34 | Posted by: Marie Thompson - Wadmalaw Island, SC


29 of 34 | Posted by: Ma Golden Bear - Johns Island, SC

“Oh Brad, You were such a bright light too all of us. This world will not be the same without you. You brought smiles, and joy everywhere you went,...Read More »
30 of 34 | Posted by: Ma Golden Bear - Johns Island, SC

“He always had a huge smile on his face and was ready to share it with anyone in his path. I met Brad at a music festival a few years back and we...Read More »
31 of 34 | Posted by: Anonymous - Friend


32 of 34 | Posted by: Janna Grooms - North Charleston, SC

“Prayers and healing to you all. Phil 1:3 ”
33 of 34 | Posted by: Erin Pratt Johnson - Charleston, SC

“Jimmy and Betty,My heart goes out to you. If I can do anything, please let me know. ”
34 of 34 | Posted by: Doug Hardman - John's Island, SC


Bradley Hayes Schaffer, 29, entered into eternal rest on Friday, February 28, 2020. His funeral service will be held Friday, March 6, 2020 at St. Michael's Church, 71 Broad Street at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow in the churchyard. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.

Brad was born April 3, 1990 in Charleston, SC., son of James Frederick Schaffer and Elizabeth Goodyear Schaffer. He loved the outdoors and especially being at the family dock on the Bohicket River with family and friends. He had an incredible love for animals especially his dogs Gypsy and Obsidian. Brad was the owner of Barrier Island Heirlooms, LLC and Fresh Lowcal Produce. He loved the family farm and growing exotic vegetables and herbs, but what he loved even more was sharing the things he grew with family and friends. Brad was affectionate with a quick wit that entertained all he was with.

Brad is survived by his brother, James Frederick Schaffer, Jr. (Susie) of Wadmalaw Island, SC; twin sisters: Ashley Dew Schaffer of Jacksonville, FL and Elizabeth Anne Schaffer of Charleston, SC; paternal grandmother, Elizabeth Ann Glover Schaffer of John's Island, SC; nephew, Nicholas Christopher Pitcock; niece, Grace Elaine Schaffer of Wadmalaw Island; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends that he loved dearly.

Memorials may be made to St. Michael's Church, 71 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401 or to the Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Rd., North Charleston, SC 29406.