Ocean City Today

Woodrow David Shifflet

Mar 30, 2017

printed 03/31/2017


Woodrow David Shifflet Jr. age 78, died Saturday March 18, 2017 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin.  Born in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late Woodrow David Shifflet Sr. and Winifred Lee Peterman Shifflet.

He is survived by his son, John David Cobak, and his fiancé, Debra Joyner, of Berlin, and daughter, Nikki Shifflet Livington of Pennsylvania.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Katherine Cobak.  Also surviving is a brother, Donald E. Shifflet, and his wife, Romona Gonzales, of Tacoma Park, Maryland, and a sister, Gloria S Lamphier, and her husband, Laurence, of Manassas, Virginia, several nieces and nephews and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  He also was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Jean Mister.

Mr. Shifflet had been a design engineer and contractor working formally with IBM and Pepco.  He had been an athlete, enjoying all sports, especially boxing and golf.  He was a member of Alcoholics Anonymous.  He was also a veteran of the Army.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. at the Atlantic Club at 11827 Ocean Gateway in West Ocean City.  In lieu of flowers, make donations to the Atlantic Club in West Ocean City.  Arrangements are in the care of the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.  Letters of condolence may be sent to the family at burbage@burbagefuneralhome.com.

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