James Shively

August 7, 1946 ~ May 1, 2020 (age 73)


          James Ernest Shively, 73, of 395 Kannon Dr., Salt Lick, KY, passed away Friday May 1, 2020 at his residence.

          Born August 7, 1946 at Huntington, IN, he was the son of the late Dale and Margaret Vielhauher Shively. He was a retired truck driver for the Sherwin-Williams Company.

          Survivors include his wife, Mary Mefford Shively, 3 daughters, Jamie Helburg (Nathan), Susan Tarr (Chris Schug) and Regina Wright (Scott), 1 son Chris Shively, 1 sister, Helen Ann Trout (Don), a brother-in-law, Allen Lowry, 7 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

          In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Lou Lowry and Gail Shively, a nephew, Jake Lowry and his father-in-law, Alva Mefford.

          Due to regulations regarding the COVID-19 pandemic all services will be private and under the care and direction of Powell Funeral Home, Salt Lick, KY.

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