It is with great regret that we
must inform all Robert E. Lee Alumni and the Class of 1971 of the
death of our beloved classmate and friend, Peter Shatswell.
Peter didn't graduate from Lee but he was with the class of 1971 when
he attended. His brother Bruce graduated with the class of '68
Peter Alfred "Pete"
Shatswell, 53, of Spotsylvania County died Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2006, at
University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville.
As an Internet trader he
enabled people to buy and sell items over the Internet. He also sold
items at flea markets. Mr. Shatswell was a member of Salem Fields
Community Church, the Railroad Friends and a computer club. He also
was a volunteer for Hospice Support Care. He was preceded in death by
his father, John A. Shatswell.
Survivors include his wife,
Pauline Crist Shatswell; his mother, Elizabeth Thayer
"Betsy" Shatswell; a brother, Bruce Ashby Shatswell and his
wife, Pat; and two nieces.
A funeral will be held at 1
p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, at Salem Fields Community Church, with Pastor
Virginia Pruitt officiating. Burial will be private.
The family will receive
friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4, at Covenant Funeral Service,
Memorial contributions may be
made to Hospice Support Care, 2215 Fall Hill Ave., Fredericksburg, Va.
The family is grateful to
Spotsylvania County Fire and Rescue, the emergency room staff and
especially the staff of the ICU on third floor west of University of
Virginia Medical Center.