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James A. Spitler

December 1, 1952 October 30, 2018
James A. Spitler
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Obituary for James A. Spitler

James A. Spitler, 65, of Shreve passed away October 30, 2018 at Akron General Hospital. He was born Dec. 1, 1952 in Millersburg to Robert and Jeanette (Wilson) Spitler and married Virginia Sigler Dec. 31, 1993. 

He was employed by Scheck’s IGA where he managed the dairy and frozen food department his whole career. He loved watching Nascar and traveling with his wife Ginny. 

Surviving in addition to his wife are his children; Tracy (Todd) Snoddy of Wooster, April (Todd) Mitchell of Wooster, Jennifer Spitler of St. Paris; six grandchildren, Trenton, Tyler, Autumn, Sidney, Jordan, Andrea and Alyssa; great-granddaughter, Amber; six stepchildren, Holly (Jeff) Richert, Stacy Giauque, Shannon (Jessica) Flinner, Jennifer Flinner, Jackie (Randy) Reiheld, and Dustin (Jenna) Flinner; 14 step grandchildren; sisters, Phyllis Hinton, Diana Fortune, and Cheryl Austin; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Jerry Spitler. 

Memorial services will be held at Oak Grove Cemetery at a later date. Schlabach Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences can be shared with the family at

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Cemetery Details


Oak Grove Cemetery Final Resting Place

P.O. Box 501
Shreve, OH 44676

P.O. Box 501 Shreve 44676 OH
United States

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