Wednesday, February 26, 2014

James B. Shiverdecker (February 23, 2014)

James B. Shiverdecker, 80, of Greenville, passed away Sunday morning, February 23, 2014, at the Brethren Retirement Community in Greenville.

He was born October 2, 1933 in Greenville, son of the late Charles and Nellie (Henkaline) Shiverdecker. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother and sister-in-law, Thurman and Imogene Shiverdecker.

Jim had served his Lord in many capacities. He was retired from Hobart/Whirlpool where he had worked for 42 years. He was a member of the Greenville Church of the Nazarene, a veteran of the US Army, and his favorite lifetime hobby of fishing.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Marlene (Swallow) Shiverdecker, whom he married March 2, 1952; children, Bevin (Donna) Shiverdecker of Mt. Vernon, OH, Melina (Larry) Eberst of Greenville, and Joel (Julie) Shiverdecker of Indian Trail, NC; grandchildren, Kelsi (Tim) Tomayko, Kelly Shiverdecker, Adam Shiverdecker, and a step granddaughter, Chris (Paul) Nehring.

Private services with full military honors by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard will be held at a later date with burial to follow in the Brock Cemetery.

There will be no public visitation. The family requests that memorial contributions be given to the Greenville Church of the Nazarene.

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