John David Shuler, age 73, passed away Sunday, July 26, 2020 at Valley Health Care Center, Chilhowie, Va.
David was born April 30, 1947 in Rural Retreat, Va. to the late Claude and Agnes Shuler. He grew up in Marion, Va. where he graduated from Marion High School and Steed College. David joined the Army in 1969 and proudly served his country until 1971, including a tour in Vietnam. In 1990 he married his sweetheart, Lillian Lynch. David was family oriented and helped not only with the family business but also in taking care of his mother in times of need. He believed in the Lord, and lived by the Good Book. David was always there to help his family, friends, and others to the best of his ability. May God look over and protect him for eternity.
In addition to his parents, David was preceded in death by his lovely wife, Lillian Lynch Shuler; brother, Jimmy Shuler; and sister-in-law, Shirley Marie Shuler.
David is survived by his brothers, Calvin Shuler of Salem, Va.; Billy Shuler and wife Annette; niece, Lisa Marie Shuler all of Marion, Va.; nephew, Brandon Lee Shuler; great-nephews, Payton Lee Shuler and Weston Andrew Shuler, all of Havlock, N.C.
A graveside service for the family and friends who wish to attend will be held Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Rose Lawn Cemetery, Marion, Va.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks for memorial donations to be made in David's honor to the Presbyterian Children's Home of the Highlands, P.O. Box 545, Wytheville, Va. 24382 or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis Tn. 38105.
To share memories of John David Shuler, please visit www.seaverbrown.com. Care for David's family has been entrusted to Seaver-Brown Funeral Service & Crematory, 237 East Main Street, Marion, Va. 24354.