Roy Daniel Shifflett, 78, of Charlottesville, VA passed away on Friday, November 10th.
He was the son of the late Ellis Daniel and Annie Shifflett.
Roy’s gift of storytelling and unforgettable sense of humor was shared in his smile and laughter at all family gatherings.
Every spring through fall, he was a Shockwave Softball grandparent, always heard cheering for all the young players over the years. Roy was an avid sports enthusiast. He enjoyed NFL Sundays, NASCAR racing, and was a dedicated UVA Cavaliers fan. It should not go unmentioned of his complete admiration of the TV series, Gunsmoke.
Roy worked in the Charlottesville area for a variety of distribution food services and vending suppliers until retirement. He made a lot of lasting friendships with colleagues after retirement working the local RMC Events.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 41 years, Nancy Ann Shifflett, a son-in-law, Wayne Lawhorne; brothers Norman, James, Edward, and Mervin and sisters Irene and Mavis.
He is survived by his daughter, Rhonda Lawhorne granddaughter, Elizabeth Lawhorne; sisters: Stella, Mary and Joyce and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and nephews, and great-grandnieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Bryan Frazier, Bryan Frazier Jr, Austin Marrs, James Frazier, Bryce Marshall, Trey Lam and Travis Allen.
Family night will be held at Teague Funeral Home on November 17th from 6-8pm. The funeral will be November 18th at Free Union Church of the Brethren at 12:00pm, with Graveside following the service at Holly Memorial Gardens.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.teaguefuneralhome.com for the Shifflett family.