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Richard Shuffleton

June 12, 1943 - January 22, 2015

U.S. Veteran

Family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society in his memory.

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Richard Shuffleton, 71, of Sweet Home, Oregon, formerly of California, passed away Thursday, January 22. He was born in Oakland, California to Tracy Nordyke and Margaret M. (Stillwell) Shuffleton.

Richard served as an Electronics Technician on the “USS Coral Sea” in the US Navy from 1961 to 1965. He received “The Cold War Certificate of Recognition” for his years of service.

He married Judy Ann Moore in Reno, Nevada in 1986. They lived in California until 2001 when they moved to Ruidos, New Mexico, then relocated to Oregon in 2006; first living in Sodaville, and then Sweet Home.

Richard worked for Chevron, Folsom Prison, Anderson California Police Department, and was the Postmaster for Philo California from 1990 until 2001 from where he retired. He loved wood working (walking sticks), gardening (rock gardens), and rebuilding his “1969 Beetle.”

Richard is survived by: his wife, Judy; sons Bryan (Leah) Shuffleton and Michael (Misty) Shuffleton; sister Laurie (Ken) Androes; and granddaughter, Holly.

Family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society in his memory.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.