James ShoffnerJune 22, 1946 ~ September 15, 2017 (age 71)
James Arnold Shoffner Sr., age 71, of Marion passed away early Friday morning at his home. Born in Marion on June 22, 1946 to Earnest and Ruth (Howard) Shoffner, he married the former Jenny Eckard on December 27, 1975 and she preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a sister; Mary Holt and a granddaughter; Madilynn Hitchings. James had worked in manufacturing during his career. Surviving are his son; James Arnold Shoffner Jr., his 4 daughters; Shannon (Shawn) Richardson, Valerie (Donovan) Hitchings, Carrie (Juan) Gonzalez and Amber (Chris) Reiser, his brother; Earnest (Jessie) Shoffner, his 4 sisters; Ethel (Jim) Ferriman, Dora Fletcher, Ruth Faulkner and Janice Saunders and his 9 grandchildren; Damon Shoffner, Diamond Turner, Ayanna Turner, Darian Richardson, Layla Gonzalez, Zoey Hitchings, B.J. Richardson, LaShaun Richardson and Marisol Gonzalez.