Saturday, July 20th, 2013
Clay Shaner Jr.
Clay Jay Shaner Jr., 95, died at 11:55 a.m. July 16, 2013, at Golden Living Valley in St. Marys.
He was born on May 5, 1918, in Celina, to the late Henry Clay Shaner and Bessie Pearl Miller Shaner. He married Vera Irene Lusk, who died in August 1991.
Surviving are a daughter, Barbara Ann (Phillip) Cramer, Ottawa; a son, Tyrone Clay (Carol M.) Shaner, Celina; a sister, Virginia L. Brehm, Celina; a brother, Vilas Leon (Laurie) Shaner, Celina; a grandchild, Michael A. (Pam) Cramer; three step grandchildren, Gerald W. (Jen) Rutledge, York, Pa., John Rutledge, Lima, and Darren (Sandra) Rutledge, Cincinnati.
Deceased are two brothers, Boyd L. Shaner and Louis Shaner; and two sisters, Alice Waynetta Curts and Thelma Grundin.
He graduated from Toledo Barber College in 1948 and was a barber for over 58 years. He took over his father's barber shop in Celina, and then moved to Lima in 1964. He operated the barber shop at Northland Plaza and the shop at the American Mall. He retired in 1999/2000. He attended Lima Community Church of the Nazarene.
Services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home, Lima, the Rev. Jim Mason officiating. Burial will be in Spencerville Cemetery, Spencerville.
Calling is 4-7 p.m. Monday the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Lima.
Condolences may be left at www.chamberlainhuckeriede.com.
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