- 70 years old
- Date of birth: Feb 19, 1942
- Date of passing: Jul 31, 2012
|Let the memory of Gerald "Jerry" be with us forever|
Gerald Ross “Jerry” Shufflebarger, 70, of Oskaloosa, died Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at the F.W. Huston Care Facility in Winchester under the care of Jefferson County Hospice. Jerry was born February 20, 1942 at Atchison, KS., the son of Eldon Rae and Jennie Lynn Meador Shufflebarger. He was a 1960 graduate of Oskaloosa High School and he attended Auto Mechanic School in Kansas City, KS. “Jerry” worked as a mechanic for the Carl Reiling garage, Robert Smith Motors and for Keith Worthington’s Service Station all in Oskaloosa. He had formerly worked for Harlow Myers’ Bonded Audit Company in Oskaloosa and for the Hercules Powder and Ordnance Plant in DeSoto, KS. He worked for the Good Year Company in Topeka for 34 years. Retiring from the Receiving Department on April 1, 2003. He was a member of the Oskaloosa United Methodist Church, the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie #309 in Lawrence, a lifetime member of the Odd Fellows Lodge # 690 in Oskaloosa and a member of the United Steel Workers Union Local # 307, Topeka. He was married to Frances Ann Brey on November 4, 1965 at Great Bend, KS., she survives at the home in Oskaloosa. He is also survived by one son, Rodney (Kim) Shufflebarger, Oskaloosa, one daughter, Debra (Steve) McAferty, McLouth, and five grandchildren, Kylie, Jerod and Justin Shufflebarger, all of Oskaloosa and Nickolas and Monica McAferty, both of McLouth. He was preceded in death by his sister, Nancy Rae Heath in 2008. Funeral Services will be at 1:00 PM, Saturday at the Oskaloosa United Methodist Church. Burial will be at the Pleasant View Cemetery, Oskaloosa. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, Friday at the Barnett Family Funeral Home, 1220 Walnut (Hwy 59) in Oskaloosa. Memorials may be made to the Oskaloosa United Methodist Church or to Jefferson County Friends of Hospice or to the Jefferson County Service Organization in care of the Funeral Home, P.O. Box 602, Oskaloosa, KS. 66066. www.barnettfamilyfh.com
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