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David R. Shelly

February 22, 1966 ~ August 7, 2021 (age 55)


ORRVILLE – David R. Shelly, age 55, passed away on August 7, 2021.

Born on February 22, 1966 in Orrville, OH to the late Delbert J. and Helen L. (Shilling) Shelly, he was a resident of Orrville since 1996, previously of Marshallville. Dave retired from Green Local Schools after 30 years of service and had also worked at Wooster Community Hospital. He loved to fish and work on his 1973 Chevy Monte Carlo, but his passion in life was meticulously mowing and taking care of his yard.

Preceded in death by his wife, Brenda; son, Andrew; brothers, Richard “Dick” Zuercher, Donald Shelly; nephew, Jason Shelly, he is survived by his step son, James (Stephanie) Shelly of Orrville; step grandson, Jackson; brothers, Daniel (Kathy) Shelly of Wooster, Dale (Karen) Shelly of Creston; sisters, Diane (Kay) Dyer of Doylestown, Donna (William) Clarke of Conway, SC, Debbie (William) Johnson of Marshallville; sister in-law, Kay Zuercher; many nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

A graveside celebration of life will be held on Friday, August 13, 2021, at 1 p.m. at Maple Grove Cemetery in Marshallville, OH.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family in care of the Zak-Thacker & Monbarren Funeral Home, 132 N. Portage St., Doylestown, OH, 44230.  Online obituary and guest registry are available at

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Celebration of Life
August 13, 2021

1:00 PM
Maple Grove Cemetery
Spruce Lane
Marshallville, OH 44645


To The Family c/o Zak-Thacker & Monbarren Funeral Home - Doylestown
132 N. Portage St., Doylestown OH 44230
Tel: 1-330-658-2211

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