John Shinabarger

November 8, 1968 — August 3, 2021

John Shinabarger

John L. Shinabarger, age 52, of Carson City, Michigan, passed away on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, at Spectrum Health United Hospital, Greenville, Michigan.

A Graveside Memorial Service will be held on October 2, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. at Carson City Cemetery, Carson City, MI.  A luncheon will follow at Carson City American Legion Post 380, 121 North Mercantile Street, Carson City, Michigan 48811.

John was born in Carson City, Michigan, on November 8, 1968, the son of Donald Gene and LaVeda Jean (Sparks) Shinabarger.  He graduated from Carson City High School with the class of 1987. John worked at Brian’s Body Shop several years ago and he enjoyed working on cars and riding his bicycle. He resided all of his life in the Carson City area.

John is survived by his siblings: Donalda “Donni” McCutcheon, Sheila and Larry Davis, Tina and Steve Hickok, Bill Shinabarger, Julie Shinabarger, Joe Shinabarger and Samantha Gallagher, Jay Shinabarger, and Jary and Amy Shinabarger; nieces and nephews: Trisha and Josh Lovett, Stacey Aycock, Aaron Hickok, Billy (Camp) Shinabarger, April Powers, Jodon Shinabarger, Tabetha Shinabarger, and D. J. Shinabarger. He is also survived by several great-nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, and one niece Kimberly Davis.

Donations may be made to Smith Family Funeral Homes to help cover cremation expenses. Online condolences may be made at The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes, Ithaca, Michigan.

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Memorial Graveside Service

Saturday, October 2, 2021

Starts at 1:00pm

Carson City Cemetery, Carson City

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