June 1, 2011
Tuesday, June 7, 2011 10:30 AM Vernon Funeral Home
Monday, June 6, 2011 5-8 pm
Harold Thomas “Tom” Shopshire, 70, of Urbana passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2011 in Vancrest Health Care Center of Urbana where he resided for the past six years.
He was born March 31, 1941 in Columbus, the son of Harold Raymond and Mary Josephine (Lee) Shopshire.
Tom was a 1959 graduate of Urbana High School. He served his country in the United States Air Force. He was a member of the Church of Christ in Christian Union in Urbana. He loved playing “Gin Rummy”. Tom enjoyed playing bingo and singing. He worked at Lawnview Industries in Urbana.
He is survived by his sons, Tom Jr. (Kathy) Shopshire of Columbus, OH, Jim Shopshire of Grove City, OH; step daughter, Rose Marie Fields of Arlington, VA; step son, Tim Lohnes; sisters, Connie Glassburn of Columbus, OH, Shirley (Roger) Terry of Urbana, OH; brother, Larry (Bonnie) Shopshire of New Carlisle, OH; 1 granddaughter, 4 step grandchildren and numerous nieces & nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents and wife, Kay (Curl) Shopshire in November 2005.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Monday, June 6, 2011 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday in the funeral home with Pastor Tom Amlin officiating. Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in Tom’s memory may be made to Muscular Dystrophy Association, 2621 Dryden Rd #306, Dayton, OH 45439. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.