Donald "Donnie" R. Shanholtzer, 75, of Rockingham, went to be with his Lord Saturday, May 1, 2021, at the University of Virginia Medical Center. Donnie was born in Harrisonburg on Nov. 1, 1945, a son of the late Evelyn Kathleen (Obaugh) and Carter Junior Shanholtzer.

He worked as a contractor and was a member of Harrisonburg First Church of the Nazarene.

On Aug. 5, 1972, he was united in marriage to Linda (Ratliff) Shanholtzer, who survives.

Donnie is also survived by a sister, Barbara Loflin of Grottoes; brother, Ronnie Shanholtzer of Dayton; nephews, Christopher Loflin and family of Stuarts Draft and Jason Loflin and family of Ohio.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Ross Loflin, and sister-in-law, Janice Shanholtzer.

A graveside service will be conducted 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at Dayton Cemetery with Pastors Adrian Mills, Jim Harrison and Joe Stoner officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Harrisonburg First Church of the Nazarene, 1871 Boyers Road, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 and/or Harrisonburg Hose Company No. 4, 210 E. Rock St., Harrisonburg, VA 22802.

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