James Russell Shearer left this earth the early morning of June 29th. He was 83 years old. Born in Mill Hall, PA, he was the son of the late Ernest R. Shearer and Lilian Snyder Shearer. He is survived by his wife Ann; his children James, Patricia, and Richard, his step-children Patricia, Cindy, Jeff, and Doug, his brother, Dick Shearer; his sister; Clara Irene Garder; and his grandchildren Ella, Danielle, Maria, Dougie, Tiffany, Ashley, and Lee.
Jim retired after 20 years of military service.
He loved fishing, hunting, being outdoors and spending time with his grandchildren, whom he greatly adored.
In his younger years, he enjoyed bowling, playing pool, and visiting Chincoteague.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, July 5, 2019 at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick. Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 6 from the funeral home chapel. Officiating will be the Rev. Tim May.
Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Gardens.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.staufferfuneralhome.com.