Joseph E. Shilot
Joseph E. Shilot, 88 of Zenith Court, East Liverpool, OH died at the Hospice House in Poland, OH on Sunday, September 20, 2009 following a brief illness. He was born in Sunbeam, WV on October 12, 1920, a son of the late Samuel & Addie Belle Endicott Shilot.
Moving to this area in 1988, Mr. Shilot worked as a boilermaker with Union Local 667 in Charleston, WV for 17 years. He was a 60 year member of the Church of God, where he was a song leader, taught bible school and was a lay minister. Mr. Shilott served with the US Army during World War II.
His wife, Myrtle Maxine Bragg Shilot died on August 28, 2001. They were married on August 18, 1945.
Four sons: Ronald Shilot and his wife, Pam of Culloden, WV, Dallas “Sam” Shilot and his wife, Deb of Greenville, OH, Paul Shilot and his wife, Marquerite of Wellsville, OH and William “Bill” Shilot of East Liveprool, OH; three daughters: Margaret VanDyke and her husband Tom of Columbiana, OH, Jerri Johnson and her husband Tom of Wellsville, OH and Connie Spiroff and her husband Tim of East Liverpool, OH; two sisters: Ruth Sweney of Logan, WV and Patty Nichols of Huntington, WV as well as fourteen grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren survive him.
Besides his parents and wife: three brothers: Bob, Tom and Junior Shilot as well as two sisters: Virginia Malik and Rose Douglas preceded him in death.
Services will be held at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 11:00 AM with his son, Rev. Sam Shilot of Triumphant Christian Center in Greenville, OH officiating.
Burial will follow in Spring Hill Cemetery in Wellsville, OH where the Tri State Burial Group will accord military honors.
The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home in Calcutta today, Tuesday, from 2-4 & 6-8 PM.
Any monetary gifts will be used as a donation to The Hospice House, 9803 Sharrott Road, Poland, OH 44514 as a tribute for the wonderful care they provided.