Tuesday, May 27th, 2008
Bud L. Shivley, 73, of Convoy, died at 10:50 p.m. May 25, 2008, at his residence following an extended illness.
He was born Feb. 28, 1935, in Van Wert, to Cleo and Marjorie Stover Shivley, On July 11, 1955, he married Patricia Vorhees, who survives in Convoy.
Other survivors are a son, Craig, Convoy; four daughters, Jan Edwards, Sheri (Brian) Tindall, all of Van Wert, Jill (Steve) Diller, and Pam (Chris) Motycka, all of Convoy; two brothers, Ronald (Joan), Fort Wayne, Ind. and Gordon (Velma), Delphos; a sister, Beth (Rich) Lininger, Angola, Ind.; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was a plastering contractor, a veteran of the U.S. Army, and a member of the Trinity Friends Church, Van Wert, where he served as a trustee.
Services are Thursday at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home and Crematory, Van Wert, the Revs. Neil Hammons and Gerald Baker officiating.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Wednesday and one hour prior to service Wednesday at the funeral home. Private family burial is at Woodland Cemetery, Van Wert.
Contributions can be made to the church building Fund.
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