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Jean Martin "Marty" Shobe

January 29, 1953 — June 11, 2024

Cheraw, SC

Jean Martin "Marty" Shobe

Cheraw, SC

 

          Mr. Jean Martin “Marty” Shobe, age 71, entered into rest peacefully on Tuesday, June 11, 2024 with his family by his side. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 3:00 PM Friday, June 21, 2024 at FreeWorship of Cheraw. The family will greet friends following the service at the church.


           For those who would like to join the service virtually, please use the following link: https://youtube.com/@fwcheraw?si=DIkAhfFnHiuCcLQV

 

          Mr. Shobe was born on January 29, 1953, in Pasadena, CA, to the late James and Ethel Parranto Shobe. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Cal State – Hayward and dedicated many years to his profession as a Construction Estimator. Marty was a faithful member of FreeWorship of Cheraw, where he served as a Deacon. Known for his passion for music, Marty excelled as a tenor singer for over 30 years. With the San Francisco Bay Area Chamber Choir he traveled to Europe four times, the highlight of which was singing in St. Peter’s Basilica. Later he continued his passion for singing with the Cantiamo Sonoma choral ensemble.
 
          Golf held a special place in Marty's heart; he found joy in playing regularly and also contributed his time as Marshal at various tournaments, notably the AT&T Tournament at Pebble Beach. He will be cherished for his vibrant personality, boundless humor, and warm demeanor towards all he encountered.
 
          In addition to his parents, Mr. Shobe was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Valentino.
 
          Surviving Mr. Shobe is his wife of 48 years, Gail Bergman Shobe; children, Teresa (Kevin) Liao of Dublin, CA, John (Ashley) Shobe of Hercules, CA and Nathan (Barbara) Shobe of New Boston NH; grandchildren, Aidan Liao, Arianna Liao, Aurora Shobe; Riley Shobe; Elizabeth Shobe; and Levi Shobe; siblings: John (Debi) Shobe of Washington; Deanna DuBois of Carrollton TX; Patricia (Steve) Wight of Mariposa CA; Pete Shobe of Carrollton TX; Teresa (Barry) Gutfeld of Haslet TX; Virginia (Salvador) Herran of Carrollton TX; Paula (Tommie) Stidman of Globe AZ; Joseph Shobe of Forest Hill, CA; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
 
          Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association (www.diabetes.org).

 

 

Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Shobe family.

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