Jeffrey A. Shoats, Sr., 50, of Hamilton departed this life on Monday, June 10, 2013 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Hamilton.
Born in Trenton,Jeffrey was a lifelong area resident. He was educated in the Trenton Public School System. He was a 1981 graduate of TCHS where he sang and recorded with the TCHS Gospel Choir. Jeffrey was employed by the State of New Jersey Security Department for the past 26 years. Jeffrey was a member of Grace Cathedral Fellowship Ministries.
Jeffrey was predeceased by his parents, Elder Haveline Dawson and Johnnie L. Shoats, Sr., two brothers, Nilon J. Dawson and Preston J. Woodall, a brother-in-law, Steven Mason, Sr., three aunts, Mamie Johnson, Rosanor Ingram and Katherine Ausmore and two uncles, Hillard "Mert" Ausmore and Robert L. Ingram, Jr. surviving are his wife and caregiver; Ann Jackson-Shoats; two sons; Brandon R. Jackson and Jeffrey A. Shoats, Jr.; 14 siblings; Evon Judkins (Charles); Olivia Dawson; Denise Goldsboro (Michael); Darlene Sample; Clifford Woodall, Sr.; Johnnie L. Shoats, Jr. (Denise); Lisa Hendryx (Wallace); Johnnie Marie Berry; Elaina Laing (Trevor); Anthony Jones; Janice Shoats; Dollie Dawson; Aaron Shoats; Mary Dawson; two sisters-in-law; Bernadette Kelley (Edward); Amy Lovett (Keith); brother-in-law; Oscar S. Littles (Catherine); father-in-law and mother-in-law; Melvin and Claudia Littles-Hearn; two special aunts; Dollie Hodge and Angelia Ingram; three godchildren; Lea'Trice J. Doctor, A'layjah Lovett and Elaina Leonard, two god grandchildren; Javion and Jai'dyn Keith; two special nephews; Eric Judkins and Tyree Hendryx and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends including Paul Adams, Roy Richardson, Kenny Wilson, Joyce Desmond and Dawn Cook.
Funeral Services will be Monday (June 17) at 10 a.m. at Grace Cathedral Fellowship Ministries 1217 Calhoun St. Trenton, NJ 08638. Interment will be in Ewing Church Cemetery Ewing, NJ.
Calling hours will be Monday will be 8-10 a.m. at the church.
Arrangements are by Campbell Funeral Chapel, Trenton.