Shirl B. Felix

Shirl B. Felix, 72, of Eau Claire passed away Monday evening, May 24, 2021 at his residence surrounded by members of his family.

Born in Harrisville, Pa. on January 17, 1949, he was the son of the late John H. and Ruth Ferguson Felix.

He was Methodist by faith.

Shirl worked at Pullman-Standard in Butler, and then became a career truck driver. He retired from Savage Transportation as his last employment.

He attended Moniteau High School. He enjoyed working on automobiles, and liked being called a “shade tree” mechanic.

Surviving are his wife Arleene E. Burrows; step-daughter Patricia Thompson of VA. and step-son Earl “Bo” Burrows of Eau Claire; two brothers: Robert “Bob” Felix of Parker and Ken Felix of Sharon; four sisters: Connie Wiley of Pardoe, Pa., Sandy Thornbury and Kathy Thornbury, both of Forestville, and Doris Walters of Mercer; also many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Danny Felix, and step-children Brenda Hicks, Sandra Felix, Beverly Burrows, and Jacquelyn Ashbaugh.

Per his request, there will be no public services. He will be laid to rest at convenience of family at Bear Creek Cemetery at Petrolia.

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