A member of Abingdon Masonic Lodge and Harry E. Wiles American Legion Post 361, he was a former member of the Abingdon Board of Education.He was active in the Abingdon Little League Association.He attended the University of Illinois in Champaign where he played football.
Memorial graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Abingdon Cemetery, with military rites by his
American Legion Post.
Mrs John (Audrey) Blake, Phoenix, Ariz., Mrs. Paris H. (Madeline) Roe, Kokomo, Ind., Mrs Kenneth A. (June) Allen, Hawthorne, Fla., Mrs Charles (Delores) Sharpe, Grafton, Ohio; five sons, Ernest V., Samuel, Harold
, and Jerry Shiflet, all of Speedwell and Joe S. Shiflet, Monroe, Mich.; adopted grandson Harry James (Jim) Shiflet, Greenfield, Wisc.; four sisters, Mrs. Lawrence (Viola) Welch and Mrs., Verlin H. (Georgia) McCreary, both of Speedwell, Mrs. Walter (Milda) Bowman, Lima, Ohio, and Mrs. Jesse H. (Elsie) Brewer, Kokomo, Ind.; three brothers, Dorsie Shiflet, Morristown, Tenn., Lloyd Shiflet, Speedwell and Carl Shiflet, Kokomo, Ind.; 43 grandchildren, 64 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends to mourn his passing.