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Earman Earl Shifflett

January 25, 1941 — December 14, 2019

Earman Earl Shifflett, 78, of Ruckersville, Virginia passed away Saturday, December 14, 2019 at his home.

Earman was born January 25, 1941 in Charlottesville, VA, son of the late James Andrew Shifflett and Martha Annie Collier Shifflett.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Glenda Shifflett; two sisters, Leona and Clara Anne Shifflett; and a brother, Floyd Hubert Shifflett.

Earman is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Lena Shifflett; son, Tommy Shifflett and his wife, Lavennie; daughter, Pamela Sacre and her husband, Michael all of Ruckersville,VA; two brothers, William Shifflett of Ruckersville, VA and Omie Shifflett of Gordonsville, VA; three grandchildren, Brandon Shifflett, Mallerie Shifflett and Olivia Shifflett; one great-grandchild, Bianca Shifflett; special nephew, Pete Shifflett; special niece, Rose Lawson; special sister-in-laws, Lillian Detamore and her husband, Lloyd and Linda Dunnivan; and many other family members and friends.

Earman was employed by Liberty Fabrics for over 30 years. He retired from Wal Mart after 14 years of service, where he made many friends. Earman enjoyed playing music in his church and for shut-ins.

The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 P.M. Monday, December 16, 2019 at Eheart Pentecostal Church.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at Eheart Pentecostal Church with Brother Frank Chapman. Interment will held at Eheart Cemetery.

An online guestbook is available at

Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville is in charge of arrangements.

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Monday, December 16, 2019

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

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