Age 60, Elkton, Va.
Michael “Mike” Wayne Shifflett, 60, of Elkton, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 24, 2022 surrounded by his loving family. Mike was born on May 26, 1962 in Harrisonburg and was the son of the late Lonnie E. Shifflett, Sr. and Frances Mae Comer.
On June 22, 1985 he married the love of his life, the former Debbie Kay Hensley, who survives.
Mike worked for Molson Coors for the past 24 years, currently as a Line Tech. He had been employed at R & R Donnelley and Sperry Marine System in Charlottesville. Mike enjoyed vacations to Pigeon Forge and attending baseball games that his sons and grandsons played in. Mike was an avid hunter and fisherman who enjoyed spending time outdoors with his family. He especially loved hunting with his grandsons and watching them get excited about the hunt. He also loved running his rabbit beagles and listening to the chase.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his three sons whom he was so very proud of, Jeremy and wife, Megan of Grottoes, Matthew and wife, Amber of Elkton, and Jacob Shifflett, who is currently serving abroad in the United States Air Force; five grandsons, Steven, Jackson, Aiden, Gunnar and Abel. Additionally, Heather Copeland and husband, Matt whom he thought of as a daughter, and her children Adelynn and Tucker; sisters, Dorcas Shifflett and husband, Dewey of Stanardsville, Shelby Hensley and husband Lawrence of Elkton, Carolyn Shifflett and husband, Roger of Charlottesville; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Lonnie Jr. “Bud”., Russell “Russ” and Wade; nephew, Randall Hensley and niece, Kathy Kisling.
A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m., Wednesday, November 30, 2022 at the Shenandoah Assembly of God Church with Pastors Carter Dean and Julian Shifflett officiating. Burial will follow in the Elk Run Cemetery in Elkton.
Mike will be taken to the church where the family will receive friends Tuesday, November 29, 2022 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Friends may call at the home of his son Matthew Shifflett, 18970 Huckleberry Road.
Arrangements are being handled by the Kyger Funeral Home in Elkton, Va.