Roger E. Shellenbarger, age 78 of Lima, passed at 9:30 p.m., Thursday, October 6, 2022 at his residence. He was born July 19, 1944 in Kenton, Ohio to the late Raymond and Helen Shellenbarger. In December of 1977 he married Gail Money who passed January 28, 2022.
Roger graduated from Waynesfield High School and the joined the U. S. Navy serving in Vietnam. He had worked at Sheller Globe and then went to work and retired from Trinity Steel. In his younger years he loved to hunt and later in life enjoyed fishing more. He was always on the go, tinkering with tractors and lawnmowers. He loved his family, being outdoors and farming. He will be remembered for his talent of being able to fix things and his down to earth nature.
He is survived by his children – Allen (Angie) Newland of Roundhead; Patricia (Chuck Goodman) Money of Lima; Michael (Chrissy) Money of Lima; 4 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; 2 brothers – Robert (Margie) Shellenbarger of Roundhead; Charles Shellenbarger of St. Johns; 2 sisters – Roberta Kendall of Indian Lake and Debbie Shellenbarger of Wapakoneta.
He was preceded in death by a grandson – Nathan Whitaker.
Funeral services will begin 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Walnut Hill Cemetery, near New Hampshire where military rites will be observed.
The family will receive friends from 11:30 – 1:30 p.m., Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Veteran’s Food Pantry.