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Troy Shives

Troy Shives

Tuesday, October 3rd, 1961 - Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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Obituary

Troy Allen Shives, 57, formerly of Mercersburg, passed away at his home on Monday, September 2, 2019.
Born October 3, 1961 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, he was a son of Earl Shives and Della Rae Austin.
Troy graduated from James Buchanan High School in 1980 and enlisted in the Army serving 12 years during the First Gulf War while stationed in Germany. Troy worked as a Deputy Chief Police Officer at the Mechanicsburg Naval Supply Depot until retirement. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and enjoyed watching nascar. He was a loving and caring son, husband, and father. Troy loved his grandchildren and family very much.
Troy is survived by his wife, Cherry Shives, of Carlisle, PA, and his children: Stephanie (Erik) Dei of Germany, Steven (Charity) Shives of Fort Campbell TN. He is survived by stepchildren, Brandon (Stephanie) Barnhart of Shippensburg, Keith Barnhart of Chambersburg, and Ashley Peck (Levi) Orrstown, PA. Troy is survived by his parents Earl Shives of Hummelstown, PA , and Della Rae (Ed) Austin of Fort Loudon, and siblings, Susan (Jerry) Olson of Hanover, and Carol (Jamie) Hornbaker of Fort Loudon. Troy is survived by 11 grandchildren: Sonja and Jayden Shives, Lisa Marie and Emily Dei, Kirstin, Alexis, Maci, Thomas, and William Barnhart, Weston and Brinley Peck. Surviving nieces and nephews are Brandon, Brittney, and Amanda Olson, and Jordon and Jacob Hornbaker.
A funeral service will be held at 1 PM on Monday, September 9, 2019, at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home Inc. Mercersburg, PA, with Susan Olson officiating. There will be a visitation for friends and family 1 hour prior to the service. Burial will take place at Stenger Hill, Fort Loudon, PA.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society
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  • Visitation

    Monday, September 9th, 2019 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    When
    Monday, September 9th, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Location
    Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Inc.
    Address
    47 North Park Avenue
    MERCERSBURG, PA 17236
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  • Service

    Monday, September 9th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Monday, September 9th, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Inc.
    Address
    47 North Park Avenue
    MERCERSBURG, PA 17236
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  • Interment

    Location
    Stenger Hill Cemetery
    Address
    Main Street
    Ft. Loudon, PA 17224
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Dawn Clapper

Posted at 10:36am
We will hold all our fond memories of Troy close to our hearts. He is dearly loved and will be truly missed. The Clapper Family
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Ruth Delauder

Posted at 02:37pm
Dear Cherry & Family,
We, The Career Magnet School Pantry Staff, Officers and volunteers extend to you and your family our deepest sympathy. We want you to know that our prayers are with you as you gather to celebrate Troys' life.
We remind each of you to stay encouraged and rejoice by remembering this poem:
No matter what your trails are, or how big your mountains seems;The Lord is there to see you through;He'll go to extremes. So if your cross seems hard to bear,and you know not what to do; The one who loves you most of all will be there to see you through.
Also remember we are here for you also, because you are our friend and we love you.

Humbly submitted,
CMS Food Pantry Staff and the families we serve.
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Valerie Baham

Posted at 01:46pm
I have know Troy since I checked into NSA Mechanicsburg as a Master-At- Arms in 2004. I am from New York and he swore he would make me a country girl and that he did. I love and will miss your sarcasm. Love Valerie Baham
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Posted at 12:55pm
So sorry for your loss The Frick Family. Matthew, Wendy, And Bruce
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