CLINTON — John Lloyd Shinneman, 63, of Clinton, Ill., passed away at 5:55 p.m. on November 19, 2012 at Dr. John Warner Hospital, Clinton.
There will not be a visitation or services. The family has entrusted Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton with cremation rites. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the John Shinneman memorial fund or the Clinton VFW.
John was born on August 12, 1949 in Clinton, son of William Shinneman and Dona Arnold.
Survivors include his companion and soul mate of 36 years Karen Shinneman, Clinton; step- mother Janet Shinneman, Weldon, Ill.; one daughter Hope Bennett, Mississippi; two step- sons Jamie (Loretta) Dawson, St. Clair, Mo. and Chris (fiancé Sara Woodcock) Dawson, St. Clair, Mo.; brother Dave (Marci) Shinneman, Rantoul, Ill, and 12 grandchildren.
His parents and one son Matthew Adrian Shinneman preceded him in death.
He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1968-1971. John was an over-the-road truck driver. He also was in the heating and air conditioning business with his brother and sold cars.
Online condolences may be offered at www.calvertmemorial.com.