John Shotwell, 76

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John E. Shotwell, 76, of Carrollton, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020, at Minerva Health Care Center.

Born Feb. 5, 1944, in Carrollton, he was a son to Chalmers Wilson and Edna Pauline (Schaeffer)  Shotwell.                                                        

He worked for Center Township from April 10, 1962, until his retirement. He was a member of the Carroll County Volunteer Fire Department. He was farmer and was a Carroll County Mounted Patrol deputy. He belonged to the NRA. After his retirement he enjoyed transporting the Amish in the community.

He married Linda Arnell (Dray) Shotwell Aug. 3, 1987, and she passed away Jan. 14, 2019. John loved his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

John is survived by his son, Dean (Joan) Shotwell of Minerva; daughter, Glenda Quick of Clearmont, FL; a brother, George (Bobbi) Shotwell; a sister, Edna Mae Davis; two grandchildren, David (Jill) Noble of Clearmont, FL, and Bobbi Jo (James) Copper of Mississippi; three great–grandchildren, Taryn Noble, Aiden Michael and Aubree Burcham; and many loving nieces and nephews. He will be missed by all his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Roy and Dick. 

A memorial service will be held March 28 at 1 p.m. in Allmon Dugger Cotton Funeral Home. Burial will take place in Westview Cemetery in Carrollton. Calling hours will be from 11 a.m. till 1 p.m. in the funeral home.

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