2009-12-31 / Obituaries

Charles R. Shotts

Waterfall, 84

Charles R. Shotts, 84, Waterfall, died Thursday, December 24, 2009, at his residence.

He was born in Laidig, Pa., February 28, 1925, the son of the late Harry E. and Blanche Carrie (Schooley) Shotts. He was the husband of Grace W. (Barnett) Shotts, whom he married October 30, 1948.

He was a member of Fairview United Methodist Church, Harrisonville, the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, served in the U.S. Army as a sergeant in World War II and was a dairy farmer.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by sons: Nelson E. Shotts, Fort Loudon; Warren A. Shotts, Waterfall; daughter Doris A. Ritchey, Waterfall; sister Grace Heefner, Hustontown; brother Ralph Shotts, McConnellsburg; seven grandchildren; 14 greatgrandchildren and two stepgreat grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by an infant son, Ronald Shotts; and brothers: George and Paul Shotts.

Funeral services were held at Fairview United Methodist Church, Harrisonville, at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 29. Pastor Bill Kuhn officiated. Burial was made in Fairview United Methodist Cemetery, Harrisonville.

Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., Harrisonville, was in charge of arrangements. Military services were conducted by Fulton Honor Guard.

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