Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Obituaries

July 30, 2013

Junior ‘JR’ Lee Shamblen

Aug. 14, 1928-July 26, 2013

ELKHART — Mr. Junior “JR” Lee Shamblen, 84, died Friday.

He was born Aug. 14, 1928 in Poca, W.Va., the son of Ferd L. and Lavana (Barger) Shamblen.

Junior was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He worked at Miles Laboratory as a laborer for 32 years and retired from there. JR was an avid pool player and a Union Steward.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wives, Wanda F. Perry and Verla Jean “Vickie” Miller.

He is survived by his children, Randy L. (Rene) Shamblen of Middlebury, Sue L. (Bill) Faubion, Laura F. (Todd) McConnell and Jeffery W. (Linda Corrighan) Ashley, all of Elkhart; nine grandchildren; and five great grandchildren. His surviving siblings include James E. (Nellie) Shamblen of Florida, Ray A. Shamblen of West Virginia, Douglas W. Shamblen of Virginia and Helen I. Green (Matt) of West Virginia.

He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Howard “Eddie,” Ronald D. Shamblen, Naomi T. Tolar and Eleanor Maynor.

Calling was Monday at Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home, Elkhart, where funeral services took place Tuesday.

Burial in Chapel Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to United Cancer Services of Elkhart, 23971 U.S. 33, Elkhart, IN 46517.

Online condolences can be made at wmzfh@aol.com.

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