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Richard “Eddie” Shenefield

Richard “Eddie” Shenefield, 89, of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, Dec. 6, 2021, at his residence.

Mr. Shenefield was a graduate of Huntington Township High School. He worked his entire life as a landscaper and at local factories. He spent several years working at Huntington Nursery and on his own.

He was born on March 15, 1932, in Huntington, to Richard and Loretta Peterson Shenefield. He married Serena Dillman on Oct. 27, 1956, in Findlay, OH. She survives.

Additional survivors include two sons, Gary (Diana) Shenefield, of Greenfield, and Richard (Penny) Shenefield, of Huntington; a daughter, Teresia (Lynn) Beaty, of Huntington; a brother, Sam (Carolyn) Shenefield, of Huntington; a sister, Madge Rogers, of Seymore; seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kristi Rene Beaty.

Calling will take place on Friday, Dec. 10, 2021, from noon to 3 p.m., at the First Church of the Nazarene, 1555 Flaxmill Road, Huntington. Those in attendance are asked to follow CDC and state guidelines for COVID-19. A memorial service will immediately follow. Myers Funeral Home, Huntington, is handling arrangments.

Memorials may be made out to First Church of the Nazarene, in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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