John L. Shilling, 71, of Mentor, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at Heartland of Mentor after a long illness.
He was born Sept. 18, 1941, in Hastings, Pa. he was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
John enjoyed deer hunting in his younger years, and loved going to classic car shows, tractor pulls and county fairs. He was always proud of the mileage he got when he took his rides "around the horn".
John was crowned King on Valentine's Day 2012 at Heartland of Mentor. He was a volunteer in their activity department and delivered mail, newspapers and weekend packets to the patients.
John will be dearly missed by his family. No services will be held as the family is honoring his final wishes.
Published in www.News-Herald.com on July 17, 2013