Mark Shadbolt, 46, of Wauseon, Ohio, died unexpectedly Feb. 26, 2019, at Fulton County Health Center.
Born July 2, 1972, he was the son of Harold “Pete” and Janet (Brown) Shadbolt. He married Christy Lea Phillips on July 23, 1994.
Mark was a 1990 graduate of Morenci Area High School and received a bachelor of arts in business management from Defiance College. He worked for the State of Ohio for several years as an income tax commissioner and for the City of Wauseon for the past seven years. While there, he first served as a tax assessor but more recently as the parks and recreation superintendent, a job he loved doing.
Mark was an active member of the Fayette Church of the Nazarene, the Wauseon Lions Club, and the Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities. He coached baseball for many years for his children’s team as well as at the high school level. He enjoyed playing softball, camping, bowling and fantasy sports, and he was a fan of Michigan State University and the Chicago Cubs.
In addition to his wife, Christy, he is survived by his parents, Pete and Jan, of Fayette, Ohio; two sons, Dugan and Peyten Shadbolt of Wauseon; two sisters, Kimberly (and Bill) Gett of Pennsylvania and Cherie (and Michael) Snyder of Morenci, Mich.; an uncle, George Bittinger of Wauseon; his mother and father-in-law, Richard and Pat Phillips of Delta, Ohio; his wife’s siblings, Scott Phillips of Wauseon, Sherri (and Dave) Harris of Tennessee, and Shane (and Marquita Woodring) Phillips of Fayette.
He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents, and several aunts and uncles.
Visitation is planned from 1 to 7 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at Eagle Funeral Home in Fayette. Funeral services are scheduled at 11 a.m. Monday, March 4, at the funeral home, with Pastor Andy Reynard officiating. Burial will follow in Wauseon Union Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in honor of Mark are suggested to the family.