Joshua T. Shearer


ROBERTSVILLE, Ohio — Joshua T. Shearer, 19, of Robertsville, passed away unexpectedly in his home Aug. 4, 2008.

He was born Feb. 25, 1989, in Canton, Ohio, to Tim A. and Beth A. (Gamber) Shearer.

Joshua was a life resident of the Robertsville area and a 2007 graduate of Minerva High School. Joshua and his father Tim partnered in the family farming business and in Shearer Meats.

Joshua was a member of St. Frances Xavier Catholic Church, Malvern, Ohio.

He was a member of the Farmhands 4-H Club for 10 years.

He is survived by his parents, Tim and Beth Shearer of Robertsville; one brother, Ryan Shearer of Robertsville; one sister, Lindsay Milano of Robertsville; grandmother, Frances Shearer of Robertsville; two aunts; four uncles; and numerous cousins and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Aug. 8 at 10 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church with Fr. Victor Cinson as celebrant.

Interment in Robertsville Cemetery.

Friends may call Aug. 7 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the Myers-Kreighbaum-Sanders Funeral Home in East Canton with prayer services at 5:30 p.m., and one hour before services at the church Aug. 8 (9-10 a.m.) where the procession will form.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association at P.O. Box 182039 Dept. 013, Columbus, OH 43218-2039.

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