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Johnny Ray "J.R." Shuttlesworth

January 15, 1949 February 7, 2019
Johnny Ray "J.R." Shuttlesworth
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Obituary for Johnny Ray "J.R." Shuttlesworth

Johnny Ray Shuttlesworth, age 70 of Coldspring, Texas, passed away Thursday, February 7, 2019. He was born January 15, 1949 in Cheyenne, Wyoming to parents Guy Eugene Shuttlesworth and Verla Mae Sadler Long. He is preceded in death by his mother, Verla Long.

J.R. grew up in the Waco, Texas area. He raised his family in San Antonio. Always a family man, J.R. coached his children’s soccer teams and later became a referee and started the annual Thanksgiving soccer tournament. He took an active interest in Title IX issues and helped reform and improve female athletics within the schools of N.E.I.S.D. After retirement, J.R. and his wife moved to Coldspring, Texas where he served as Worshipful Master of Masonic Lodge #37and was a member of Coldspring United Methodist Church. He enjoyed being on the lake, spending time on his boat, fishing, traveling, and being with his grandchildren.

Survivors include his loving wife of 48 years, Glenda Thomas Shuttlesworth; son, Robert Eugene Shuttlesworth and wife Stephanie; daughter, Dana Michele Johnson and husband Jon; brother, William Shuttlesworth and wife LeAnn; sister, Mae Jean Klein and husband Larry; grandchildren, Halden Johnson, Matthew Schonherz, Lauren Schonherz, Elise Shuttlesworth, Lillian Johnson, Adelyn Johnson, and Harrison Shuttlesworth; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Sunday, February 10, 2019 at Pace Stancil Funeral Home, Coldspring, Texas. Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, February 11, 2019 at Coldspring United Methodist Church, Coldspring, Texas with Dr. Dan Darby officiating. Interment will be held at 4:00 p.m., Monday, February 11, 2019 at Algoma Cemetery, Marshall, Texas. Pallbearers will be Dale Goree, Halden Johnson, Matthew Schonherz, Matt Lewis, Billy Watt, and Charlie Lombardino.


PACE-STANCIL FUNERAL HOME
303 E. CROCKETT
CLEVELAND, TEXAS
281-592-2641


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Visitation

Sunday

10

Feb

5:00 PM 2/10/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 2/10/2019 7:00:00 PM
Pace-Stancil Funeral Home - Coldspring

14250 Hightway 150 West
Coldspring, TX 77331

Pace-Stancil Funeral Home - Coldspring
14250 Hightway 150 West Coldspring 77331 TX
United States

Service

Monday

11

Feb

11:00 AM 2/11/2019 11:00:00 AM
Coldspring United Methodist Church

1 Cemetery Drive
Coldspring, TX 77331

Interment will be held at 4:00 p.m., Monday, February 11, 2019 at Algoma Cemetery, Marshall, Texas.

Coldspring United Methodist Church
1 Cemetery Drive Coldspring 77331 TX
United States
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