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William O. Shugarts, 91

August 23, 2011

William O. Shugarts, 91, Troutville, died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011, at the DuBois Nursing Home.

He was born April 14, 1920, in Troutville, a son of the late Norman and Willa (Schoch) Shugarts.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during World War II.
Jan. 11, 1944, he married Dorothy L. (Heckel) Shugarts, who preceded him in death Feb.18, 2011.

He retired from Crescent Brick Plant in Falls Creek after more than 35 years of service. Previous to that, he worked in the Cramer Mines.
He was a member of the Troutville Trinity United Church of Christ, the National Rifle Association, and the Sykesville American Legion Post No. 345.

He played baseball in his younger years in Cramer and Troutville.
Surviving relatives include a daughter, Donna Shugarts; a son, William Shugarts and wife, Vickie of DuBois; a brother, Ronald Shugarts and wife Martha of Punxsutawney; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his brother Norman “Bud” Shugarts.

There will be no public visitation.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 26, 2011, at the Troutville Trinity United Church of Christ with Pastor Mary Ellen Hoffman officiating.

Full military honors will be accorded by the members of the DuBois Area Honor Guard from the church.

Interment will follow in Troutville Trinity United Church of Christ Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Goble Baronick Funeral Home in DuBois.

Memorials can be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Online condolences can be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.

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