James Melvin Sheffer, Jr.

November 4, 1951 ~ January 5, 2022 (age 70)


James Melvin Sheffer, Jr., 70, of Taneytown, originally of Virginia, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at his home. Born on November 4, 1951, he was the son of Dorothy K. Sheffer and the late James Melvin Sheffer, Sr.

James retired from McCormick & Co., in Baltimore, after 36 years. He enjoyed having a good time with friends, reading, hunting, taking care of the fish in his pond, and tending to 27 acres at his farm.

Surviving in addition to his mother, is his aunt Patty Figgs; and cousins, Samuel Sheffer, Earl Sheffer, Jr., Patrick Sheffer, Curtis Sheffer, Michael Figg, John Figg, Mary Moomaw, Terry Sheffer, and Scarlett Highkin.

The family will receive friends from 2 - 4 p.m. on Friday, January 14, 2022 at MYERS-DURBORAW FUNERAL HOME, P.A., 136 East Baltimore Street, Taneytown, MD 21787. A funeral service and burial will be held with the Johnson Funeral Service in Bridgewater, VA. Information regarding the funeral service and burial are to be determined. 

Arrangements by MYERS-DURBORAW FUNERAL HOME, P.A., Taneytown.


January 14, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home, P.A., Taneytown
136 E. Baltimore Street
Taneytown, MD 21787

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