James A. “Jimmy” Shearer, 46, Rochester, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, at his residence.
Born on April 29, 1970, in East Chicago, he was the son of James M. and Linda (Poskus) Shearer.
Jimmy was a former member of the Laborers Union Local 41 in Hammond and he also was formerly employed at Topp Industries, Rochester. He enjoyed living off the land, hunting, fishing and cooking. Jimmy was always helping a friend in need as he had a big heart and loving smile.
Survivors include his daughter: Nichole (Ethan) Hudson, South Bend; father: James M. “Jim” Shearer, Kewanna; brothers: Paul (Lisa) Shearer, Fair Oaks; and Todd (JoEllen) Shearer, South Carolina. He is also survived by several aunts; uncles; nieces; and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother: Linda D. Shearer.
A Celebration of Jimmy’s Life will be held at noon Sunday, Sept. 25, at the Lake Bruce Garage/Community Hall with Pastor Steve Miller officiating. Visitation will begin one hour prior to service.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Harrison-Metzger-Rans Funeral Homes, Kewanna Chapel.