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John J. Sheckells

John J. Sheckells John J. Sheckells

John Jerome Sheckells, 76, English, died Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services in New Albany.
Born Feb. 18, 1936, in Alton, he was the son of the late Harry and Dona Sheckells.
He was a retired fork lift operator and truck driver at Kentucky Lumber Co. and Boland Maloney Lumber.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Richard (Dink) Sheckells.
Survivors include his wife, Sharon Faye Sheckells; a son, Kevin Sheckells; four daughters, Dinah Beasley, Debra Bohne, Selina Beasley and Anita Smith; a brother, Abe Sheckells; three sisters, Ruth Smith, Rachel Saltsgaver and Clara Mattingly; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Wednesday, Aug. 22, from noon to 8 p.m. at Spring Valley Funeral & Cremation Services in New Albany.
Funeral: Thursday, Aug. 23, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with burial in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.