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Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes & Crematory

618 W Main St, Waynesboro, VA

OBITUARY

Elmer R. "Sonny" Shiflett

July 7, 1937July 22, 2020

Elmer Russell “Sonny” Shiflett, 83, of Lyndhurst, passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at the Shenandoah House. He was born in Augusta County on July 7, 1937, a son of the late John Lawrence, Sr. and Leslie (Caldwell) Shiflett.

Elmer retired from Reynolds. He was a member of Lyndhurst United Methodist Church. Gardening, Cooking, and keeping busy were a few of his favorite hobbies.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Jean (Fitzgerald) Shiflett; son, Kevin Michael Shiflett; brothers, Danny Andrew Shiflett, Paul Shiflett, John Lawrence Shiflett, Jr., Leroy Shiflett, Ralph Shiflett, Gene Shiflett, James Shiflett, and Bill Craighead.

Survivors include his children, Keith Shiflett and wife, Judy and Patti Young and husband, Louis; grandchildren, Michelle, Travis and Kevin; great grandchildren, Cami, Paige and Madison; brother, Cornelius Shiflett and wife, Betty and Douglas Shiflett and wife, Peggy; special friend, Carol Shaffer; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Augusta Memorial Park with Pastor Michael Harrington officiating. Those wishing to attend are asked to meet at the cemetery, please wear a facial mask and practice social distancing.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Monday, July 27, 2020 at Waynesboro Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes. Those wishing to attend are asked to please wear a facial mask and practice social distancing. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Elmer’s memory to the Lyndhurst United Methodist Church, General Fund, P.O. Box 317, Lyndhurst, VA 22952.

Relatives and friends may share condolences and memories with the family online by visiting www.reynoldshamrickfuneralhomes.com.

  • FAMILY

  • In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Jean (Fitzgerald) Shiflett; son, Kevin Michael Shiflett; brothers, Danny Andrew Shiflett, Paul Shiflett, John Lawrence Shiflett, Jr., Leroy Shiflett, Ralph Shiflett, Gene Shiflett, James Shiflett, and Bill Craighead.


    Survivors include his children, Keith Shiflett and wife, Judy and Patti Young and husband, Louis; grandchildren, Michelle, Travis and Kevin; great grandchildren, Cami, Paige and Madison; brother, Cornelius Shiflett and wife, Betty and Douglas Shiflett and wife, Peggy; special friend, Carol Shaffer; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

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  • DONATIONS

  • the Lyndhurst United Methodist Church, General Fund, P.O. Box 317, Lyndhurst, VA 22952

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation

    Monday, July 27, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Tuesday, July 28, 2020

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Officiating

Memories

Elmer R. "Sonny" Shiflett

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Kathleen Simon

July 25, 2020

So sorry for your loss Kevin and Kevin and your girls. Keeping all of you in our prayers.

Cathy Higgins

July 24, 2020

Keith and Judy, I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family. May God give you comfort during this time.

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