James Robert Shields, 82, of Wadsworth passed away Friday February 21, 2020. James was born September 26, 1937 in Hockingport, Ohio to the late Willie and Dorothy ( nee Deeter) Shields.

James retired form PCA after 44 years of service.
James was preceded in death by his son David E. Shields; grandchildren, Clarissa “Rosie” Vaughn and Joseph Elihu Shields.Son in law Cecil Vaughn.

He is survived by his wife, Pauletta Irene (nee Rockhold) Shields. James and Pauletta married August 31, 1957 and spent 62 wonderful years together. Also survived by 6 children, Barb (Ray) Burrows, James (Ginette) Shields, Joyce Vaughn, Steven (Karen) Shields, Linda Boyer ( Jim Starling), Glenda (John) Freeman. There are 17 grandchildren and 36 great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 11am-1pm on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. at the Hilliard-Rospert Funeral Home 174 N. Lyman St. Wadsworth, Ohio. Where the funeral service will be conducted at 1pm. Interment will immediately follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.