Billy D. Shrigley, 85, and a resident of Henrietta, passed away Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Mercy New Life Hospice after a sudden illness. He was born in Newark, August 31, 1928 to the late Clarence and Thelma (nee Dutcher) Shrigley.
Billy proudly served in the U. S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a semi-truck driver for Norwalk Truck Lines and later was a dispatcher for Consolidated Freightways. Billy was a member of Henrietta United Methodist Church, the Good Sams, a camping club, and the Wakeman Masonic Lodge. He enjoyed square dancing, playing cards, and camping.
Survivors include his daughters, Patti J. (Bruce) Barnhart of Amherst and Sherri A. (Rick) Paquin of Guelph, Ontario; two granddaughters, Stacey (Larry) Schuler of Amherst and Shannon Barnhart of Florida; four step-grandchildren, Adam and Glen Mingo, Ricky and Ryan Paquin, twin great granddaughters who were the light of his life Addison and Alexa Schuler; four step-great grandchildren; his sister, Bonnie Kellenberger of Washington Courthouse; and a brother, Donald Shrigley of Sandusky.
In addition to his parents, Billy was preceded in death by his wife, Pamela A. (nee Andress) who passed away February 21, 2014 after 62 years of marriage; two sisters, Betty Calvert and Marjorie Speaks.
Family will receive friends Tuesday, May 6, 2014 from 4 to 8 P.M. at the Garland-Misencik Funeral Home, 851 Park Avenue, Amherst. The funeral service will be 11 A.M., Wednesday, May 7 at Henrietta United Methodist Church, 52148 Telegraph Road (SR113), Henrietta. Pastor Armando Arellano will officiate. Burial with military rites conducted by Amherst Veterans Military Honor Guard will follow in Birmingham Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Henrietta United Methodist Church, 52148 Telegraph Road, Amherst, OH 44001 or Mercy New Life Hospice, 3500 Kolbe Road, Lorain, OH 44053.