Andrew David Sheffler, 64, of Marion, passed away on Friday, October 13, 2017 at 6:36 am at Heartland Regional Medical Center.
Andrew was born September 8, 1953 in Nashville, Tennessee the son of Charles Donald and Betty Rae (Anderson) Sheffler. He married Patricia “Patty” Drury on February 9, 1980 in Marion and together they shared over 28 years of marriage until her death on November 7, 2008.
He owned and operated Marine Repair APC in Marion after retiring from Lowe’s. Andrew enjoyed traveling to the Caribbean with his wife and friends to scuba dive and collect traditional ethnic masks. He enjoyed boating and growing cactuses.
Survivors include his;
Son – Christopher Sheffler and Fiancé Heather Knutt of Marion
Granddaughter – Savannah Sheffler of Marion
Companion – Kathy Davis of Marion
Sister – Sarah Buehrer and husband Mark of Ballwin, Missouri
Bruce Sheffler of West Frankfort
Richard Sheffler and wife Marie of Woodbury, Minnesota
Charles Sheffler and wife Jill of Woodbury, Minnesota
Tim Sheffler of High Ridge, Missouri
Several nieces and nephews
His dog Snickers
Preceded by his Parents and wife Patty.
Memorial services will be Monday, October 16, 2017 at 7 pm at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home with Gary Emery officiating. Visitation will be from 5 pm until the time of service at the funeral home.
For those who prefer memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home, 800 North Market Street, Marion, Illinois 62959.