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John S. Shanholtzer

August 8, 1940 November 29, 2018
John S. Shanholtzer
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John Seldon Shanholtzer, 78, of Augusta, WV died on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at his home.

John was born on August 8, 1940 in Augusta, WV, a son of the late George W. and Martha E. Topper Shanholtzer. He worked as a mechanic for Virginia Concrete Company in Alexandria, VA for 30 years, was a member of the Evangel Holiness Church in Augusta, WV and was an avid hunter & fisherman. John was a Jack of all trades, he would fix other people’s vehicles and loved sitting on his porch & picnic table drinking coffee.

John is survived by Ellen Packer Shanholtzer whom he married on June 10, 1989 in Augusta, WV.

John is also survived by three children: Trevor J. Shanholtzer of Romney, WV; Hali P. Shockey and her husband James of Slanesville, WV; Deanna L. Shanholtzer of Littleton, CO; a brother: Reggie Shanholtzer of Aurora, CO; a sister: Donna Baggarly of Front Royal, VA; six grandchildren: Holden L. Shockey, Paige M. Parker and her husband Tyler, Gentry B. Shockey, Autumn L. Sandel, Hannah G. Sandel, Kendyl J. Shanholtzer and a great-granddaughter who he adored: Nora Onile Parker.

He is preceded in death by six brothers: Lester, Charles “Chuck”, George, Jr., Kenneth, Jim, Kendall Shanholtzer; four sisters: Gladys Butler, Norma March, Eileen Athey and Loretta “Jean” Gibson.

A celebration of life to be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Evangel Holiness Church, PO Box 1025 Augusta, WV 26704.

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