Charles W. ‘Jake’ Sheffler, 81, Sullivan, passed away on Nov. 20, 2021,
surrounded by his loving family at his home.
He was born on Sept. 23, 1940, in Dugger, to Glenn R. and Lotus (Turpen)
Sheffler. Jake married the love of his life, Sammie Sue (Christy)
Sheffler on Oct. 27, 1961. Jake was a U.S. Navy veteran, Korean War Era.
He was of the Jehovah’s Witness faith. Jake was an electrician at
Crane and the UMWA before retiring in 2005. He enjoyed farming, baling
hay and his gardening.
Jake was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Tod W. Sheffler;
one grandson, Erik Alan Sheffler; one great-grandson, Charles Layne;
one sister, Velda Land; and two brothers, Norman Sheffler and Jerry
Family left to cherish the memory of Jake include his wife, Sue
Sheffler; three sons, Kip (and Andrea) Sheffler, Mark (and Cierra
Manuel) Sheffler, both of Dugger, and Chuck (and Suzie) Sheffler,
Nashville; one daughter, Kimberly (and Terry) Fogerty, Linton; nine
grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one sister, Mary Ann Brown,
Odon; and three brothers, Paul (and Mary) Sheffler, Lyons, Glenn
‘Butch’ Sheffler, Dugger, and Tim (and Susan) Sheffler, Farmersburg.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Nov. 24, at the Anderson-Poindexter
Chapel, Linton. Jake will be laid to rest in Dugger Cemetery. Family
and friends may call 9 a.m. until time of services. The family has
requested that memorial contributions be made to the Sullivan Kingdom
Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Envelopes will be available at the
funeral home. Arrangements have been entrusted to Meng Family Funeral
Homes, Anderson-Poindexter Chapel, Linton. Condolences and memories
may be shared with the family online at www.andersonpoindexter.com.