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John Shirley Jr.

July 8, 1938 — April 7, 2022


John Edward Shirley Jr., age 83 of Neshkoro, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 7, 2022.  He was born on July 8, 1938 to John Sr. and Roma Jean (Kimmel) Shirley in Jefferson Co., Kentucky.  John married Shirley Biesterfeld on March 30, 1960.  He worked as a residential/commercial union painter.  John was an avid gardener, auto race fan and he loved his family.

John is survived by his two children, John III (Quinn) Shirley and Jenny (Todd) Virch; seven grandchildren, Christopher (Jen), Jessica (Dylan) and Sara (Evan) Virch, Samuel (Tessa) and Mary Shirley, Christina Shirley and Joe Harjung; eight great grandchildren; one great great grandson; other relatives and friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Brenda Johnson and his daughter, Deborah Billington.

Following John’s wishes, no service will be held.

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