F. Sheatler, 86, of 225 Valley West Road Danville PA passed away peacefully
Sunday morning, January 18, 2015 at his residence. He was born April 12,
1928 in Anthony Township PA the son of the late Lloyd and Martha
graduated from Danville High School in 1947.
married for 65 years to Bernice A. Barnhart Sheatler whom he married
December 10, 1949.
employed as a Lab Technician by Merck and Company Riverside PA, retiring in
was a member of St. Paul's- Emmanuel United Methodist Church Danville PA.
His other memberships included the Danville Moose, Danville Elks, East End
Fire Company and the Buckhorn Hunting Camp. He also enjoyed attending
Silver Sneakers at the Danville Area Community Center Danville PA.
was an avid hunter. He especially enjoyed all of the family trips and
family gatherings throughout his life and spending time with his
grandchildren and great-grandchildren whom he admired and adored.
addition to his wife he is survived by two daughters; Elaine Showalter and
her husband Stephen of Danville PA and Cynthia K. Bishop of Elysburg PA.
Also surviving are two grandchildren, Stephanie Otts, Esquire and John
Wesley Showalter, M.D.; both of Mississippi. He is also survived by five
great-grandchildren; Abigail, Anna, John Andrew, Ava Joy and Adeline.
preceded in death by one brother James Sheatler and his son-in-law, Reynold
J. "Renny" Bishop on May 1, 2013.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend funeral services to be held
Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10
West Mahoning Street Danville PA with Pastor Greg Molter officiating.
Burial will follow in Odd Fellows Cemetery. Friends will be received from
9:00 AM until the time of service. Memorial contributions may be made to St.
Jude's Children's Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis TN 38105 or St.
Paul's-Emmanuel United Methodist Church 305 Pine Street Danville PA 17821.