Monday, March 7, 2011

Doyle W. Shahan (March 4, 2011)

Doyle W. Shahan, 93, of Arcanum, died Friday evening, March 4, 2011 at Gades Nursing Home, Greenville. Mr. Shahan was born in St. George, WV on October 9, 1917, the son of the late Floyd C. and Dona Marie (Harsh). He was a member of Trinity Wesleyan Church, Greenville. Doyle retired from the General Motors Allison plant, Indianapolis. Preceded in death by his wife Bessie (Fitzwater) Shahan, who died August 13, 1997, Son Robert Shahan, Grand Daughter Cheryl Ary, and a Grand Son James Fonderhide, 2 Sisters Delphia Jones and Thelma Tennery, 3 Brothers Ellis, Ray, and Forest Shahan. Survived by 3 Daughters Faye Ary and husband Gene of Arcanum, Sandra Kelley and husband Bill of Cloverdale, Indiana, and Janet Shahan of Mooresville, Indiana, 2 Sons Paul Shahan and wife Judy of Clarence, NY and Donald Shahan and wife LaMona of Galveston, Indiana; Daughter-in-Law Nancy Shahan of Cincinnati; 9 Grandchildren Rick (Myra) Ary, Dale (Darlene) Ary, Patrick (Peggy) Shahan, Megan (Brandon) Beck, Donna (Greg) Mantooth, Manda (Dan) Rodems, Margaret (Bob) Schuster, Jason (Laura) Shahan, and Myra (Reed) Sturm; 16 Great Grandchildren; 1 Great Great Grandson; 4 Sisters Peg (Pete) Filler, Velma (Paul) Roy, Jean (Floyd) Morrison all of Parsons, WV, and Faye (Dick) Capper of Thonotasassa, Florida; Brother Jake (Opal) Shahan of Parsons, WV. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM on Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at the Trinity Wesleyan Church, Greenville with Rev Bob Boyd officiating. Burial will follow in Abbottsville Cemetery. The family will receive relatives and friends Monday 5 - 8 PM at the Kreitzer Funeral Home, Arcanum. The Family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 3131 S. Dixie Dr., Ste. 208, Dayton, OH 45325.