Daniel P. Shininger, age 40 of Defiance, passed away on Monday, January 25, 2021 at his home in Defiance.
He was born on July 7, 1980 to Richard and Barbara (Kemerer) Shininger in Williams County, Ohio. Daniel was a 2001 graduate of Good Samaritan School. He loved animals, and being with people, especially his brothers. Daniel always had a smile that could light up any room, and he never passed up an opportunity to give or receive a hug. Daniel loved food, especially ham and hot dogs. He enjoyed Hocking Hills vacations, and attending Gentle Worship Services. He had a loveable, contagious laugh, and a big heart of gold for his family, friends, and God.
Daniel will be sadly missed by his mother, Barbara Shininger of Defiance, and his two brothers, Benjamin J. Shininger and Jacob M.Shininger, both of Defiance. He was preceded in death by his father, Richard P. Shininger.
A private graveside service will be held at Riverside Cemetery in Defiance, with Pastor David Brobston and Pastor Fred Coulter officiating. Schaffer Funeral Home was honored to assist the family with arrangements.
Memorials are suggested to Gentle Hearts-Helping Hands Residential Services, 8401 St. Rt. 66N, Defiance, OH 43512, or Ohio Living Hospice, 1730 S. Reynolds Road, Toledo, OH 43614.
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