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John Robert Hamshar

October 1, 1955 ~ March 24, 2020 (age 64)

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John Robert Hamshar

     John Robert Hamshar, 64, of Scottsville, passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at his home.    

     He was born on October 1, 1955, in Delaware, a son of Lillian Estelle (Herndon) Hamshar and the late Eugene Warren Hamshar.      

      In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his wife: Karen Denise (Bishop) Hamshar; and a grandson: Riley Hamshar.   

     Johnny served his country in the US Army.  He had previously worked as a Supervisor at Armstrong Furniture in Fluvanna County.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and playing lottery scratchers.      

     Survivors include his mother: Lillian Hamshar; six children: Angela Hamshar Lamb (Derek), Jonathan Payne, Shawn Hamshar, Shayne Hamshar, Shannon Hamshar Price (Dustin), Eugene Warren Hamshar, II (Emaleigh), and two that he counted as his own: Ashley Breeden (Dexter) and Jill Hughes (Tyrone); three brothers: Roger Hamshar (Renae), Kenneth Hamshar (Diane), and Andy Hamshar (Joyce Ann); seven sisters: Lynda Baptist (Ed), Joyce Moore (Wayne), Debbie Bergeron (Tom), Gloria Poindexter (William), Jacqueline Augsburger, Jennifer Koczan (Danny), and Cynthia Knight (Jarrell); 15 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; his former wife: Tracy Carroll; and many nieces, nephews, and other extended family members.      

      A memorial service will be held at a later date at Christ Church Glendower.

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