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William N. Shively Sr., 84, Syracuse and Goshen, died at 6 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, at Goshen Hospital.
He was born Feb. 27, 1933, in Goshen, to Roy and Ethel (Sheets) Shively.
He married Janis R. (Bowen) Shively, May 24, 1952.
Surviving are his wife, Janis, Goshen; children, Linda (Herman) Miller, Syracuse, and William (Lynn) Shively Jr., Syracuse; eight grandchildren;15 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren; and half-brother, Harry Sheets, Wakarusa.
Preceding him in death are his parents; daughter, Carolyn S. Shively; and brother, Robert Shively Sr.
William worked at Goshen Rubber for 25 years. He was a member of the Family Worship Center, Goshen.
Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday, March 2, and one hour prior to the 11 a.m. service Saturday, March 3, all at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, 311 S. Main St., Goshen. Pastor James Hochstetler will officiate.
Burial will follow at Oakridge Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be directed to the Family Worship Center, Goshen.
Online condolences may be made at www.rrefh.com
Published on February 26, 2018
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