Shane D. Starr

April 13, 1976 ~ October 14, 2021 (age 45)


Shane D. Starr, age 45, a resident of Dunkirk, passed away on Thursday, October 14, 2021 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie.  Shane never met a stranger, was an incredible story teller, and always had a quick sarcastic remark handy.  He loved riding atv’s and being with his family. 

            Shane was born on April 13, 1976, in Portland, the son of Marvin and Sally (Hart) Starr.  He graduated from Jay County High School in 1994 and earned an Associate’s Degree from Vincennes University.  Shane worked for Belimed as a Field Service Tech for Indiana.  Shane attended Westchester United Methodist Church and was a member of Tri-State Gas Engine and Tractor Association.  He married Myia Wilson on September 26, 1998. 

            Survivors include:

            His wife:  Myia Starr – Dunkirk, Indiana

            His children:  Emily and Joshua Starr – Dunkirk, Indiana

            His father:  Marvin Starr – Portland, Indiana

            2 sisters:  Cindy Stashenko (husband Gregg) – Asheville, North Carolina

                             Nicci Starr – Fishers, Indiana

            1 brother:  Heath Starr – Portland, Indiana

             His in-laws Gary and Mary Wilson, Dunkirk, Indiana

             Sister in laws- Amanda Chaffins (husband-Randy), Portland, Indiana and Katherine Luong (husband-Michael), Muncie, Indiana

            1 niece- Ralyn Chaffins and 4 nephews- Samuel and Jonathan Stashenko, and Edward and Harrison Luong

            He was preceded in death by his mother, Sally Starr in 2018.

            Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland.  Services to celebrate Shane’s life will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Westchester United Methodist Church, 4487 E. 400 N., Portland, Indiana 47371.  Burial will follow at Westchester Cemetery. 

            Memorials may be directed towards Tri-State Gas Engine and Tractor Association. 

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October 19, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Williamson, Spencer and Penrod Funeral Homes - Portland Chapel
208 N. Commerce
Portland, IN 47371

Funeral Service
October 20, 2021

11:00 AM
Westchester United Methodist Church
4487 E. 400 N.
Portland, Indiana 47371

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