James Harvey Shoffit, February 17, 1955~December 20, 2015
He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Betty Shoffit of St Paul; his brothers, Doyle Shoffit of Elkins and Dean Shoffit of St Paul.
Left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Chrisdena Danielle McCutchen of St. Paul; three grandchildren, Sean McCutchen of Elkins, Taylor McCutchen and Natasha McCutcheon of St. Paul; three sisters, Carol Wall of Garfield, Marilyn Shoffit of Fayetteville and Jo Anne Finn of Brownsville, TN.; and his life partner, Veneta Baker; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Honored to serve as pallbearers are Sean McCutchen, Carl Shoffit, Clayton Shoffit, Clint Shoffit, James Presley and Eddie Johnson. Honorary pallbearer is Jerry Simmons.
James worked for many years in the concrete finishing and construction business. James was an avid hunter and outdoorsman and a great horseman. He loved participating in the Chuck Wagon Races in Clinton annually. James attended school and graduated from Elkins, AR. He was always ready to help a neighbor, friend, or family member and loved to make them laugh. He loved his family and friends and will be greatly missed by them but they will hold him in their hearts forever.
Visitation will be Wednesday, December 23, 2015 from 5-7 P.M. at Beard’s Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 10 A.M. at Beard’s Funeral Chapel.
Final resting place is at Mt. Olive Cemetery in Elkins under the direction of Beard’s Chapel.
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