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James "Jimmy" "Pappy" E. Shallenberger, 48, of 742 Chestnut Hill Road, Middleburg, for the past four years, entered into rest Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017, at his home.

He was born Jan. 4, 1969, in Wilkensburg, a son of the late Van E. and Tanya L. (Petrovich) Shallenberger. On May 27, 2006, he married the former Tammy L. Sweitzer, who survives.

Jimmy was a 1986 graduate of Mifflinburg Area High School.

He was employed at Lehigh Gas in maintenance and fuel systems.

Jimmy attended the Lauver's United Methodist Church, McClure.

He was a member of the West End Ambulance and Fire Company, Millmont.

Jimmy enjoyed fishing, gardening, watching the Philadelphia Eagles, his dog Reva, joking with his family and friends, and spending time with his grandchildren.

Surviving in addition to his wife, are three daughters and one son-in-law, Elicia M. Shallenberger and Jeffrey L. Wise, of Lewisburg, Erika A. Shallenberger, of Lewisburg, and Nicole R. Beachel and her companion John Tate, of McClure; one son, Joshua M. Beachel, of McClure; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Alan E. and JoAnn Shallenberger, of Milton and Bruce E. and Lucinda Shallenberger, of Lewisburg; one sister and brother-in-law, Judith Ann and Michael Walter, of Millmont; eight grandchildren; mother-in-law, Audrey Sweitzer, of Lewistown; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Mark Shallenberger.

Family and friends are welcome from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 28, at the Roupp Funeral Home, Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Road, Mifflinburg, where the funeral service will be conducted at 4, with Pastor James Jacobs officiating.

Memorial gifts may be made to Roupp Funeral Home, Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Road, Mifflinburg, PA 17844, to help defray funeral expenses.

Leave your condolences online at www.rouppfuneralhome.com.
Published on December 23, 2017
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