John Shoates
FUNERAL HOME
Porter-Qualls-Freeman Funeral Home
823 South Yellow Springs St
Springfield, OH

XENIA — John Shoates of Xenia, Ohio, passed away Sunday, September 5, 2021, at Ohio's Hospice in Dayton. John was a member of Zion Baptist Church. He served in the United States Army for 2 years during the Korean Conflict. He was a proud member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. John retired from WPAFB after working 38 years as an engineer in Flight Systems Engineering Division. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Jean, and daughters Joyette Bowen and Jacqueline Robinson. Home Going Service for John Shoates will be held on Saturday, September 11, 2021, Visitation at 12 noon until time of service which will be at 1:00 pm at Zion Baptist Church 656 E. Main Street, Xenia, Ohio. With Pastor Gary Chapman Officiating. Interment will follow at Cherry Grove Cemetery. Social distancing protocol will be observed, and face mask will be required. Jean, Joyette and Jacqueline will be participating in the 2021 Walk to End Alzheimer's, October 9, 2021, in John's Memory. We would appreciate contributions in his memory to help end this devastating disease. Arrangements entrusted to Porter-Qualls-Freeman Funeral Home.


Published by Greene County Dailies from Sep. 9 to Sep. 10, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Sep
11
Visitation
12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m.
Zion Baptist Church
565 E. Main Street, Xenia, OH
Sep
11
Service
1:00p.m.
Zion Baptist Church
565 E. Main Street, Xenia, OH
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To the dear family of Mr. John Shoates. What a beautiful family that I have come to admire and look up to down through the years. At 95 he lived a good long life. Hold onto your Precious memories. Remember. God is Ever Present.
Carolyn L Howard
September 15, 2021
Celebrating a life well lived. Memories of you will be cherished forever. John, you fought a good fight, you have finished your course, and you have kept the faith. Now the crown of righteousness is laid up for you, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will award to you... 2 Timothy 4:7-8 KVB
Phyllis A. Turner-Johnson
Friend
September 15, 2021
Sincere condolences and prayers are extended to the Shoates Family and Friends. I pray that you find comfort and strength during this most difficult time. Rest easy Mr. Shoates in Heavenly Peace until we all meet again. Mrs. Shoates, Joyette and Jackie I will continue to keep you in prayer.
Karen L. Davis
Family
September 10, 2021
To the family of Brother Shoates, we are sending our sincere condolences and prayers at your great loss! The Word tells us, for those who die In Christ, "To be absent from the body is to be present with The Lord!" Be encouraged and strengthened by The Lord our God, family and friends and precious memories!!! Blessings, Rev. Dr. Gloria and Brother Vermon Dillon
Rev. Dr. Gloria Wade Dillon
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September 10, 2021
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