Jody L. Sherman-Roberts

July 20, 1960 ‒ October 07, 2017

Galion, Ohio

Jody L. Sherman-Roberts, 57, of Galion passed away Saturday, October 7, 2017 at the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital in Columbus.

Born July 20, 1960 in Galion, she was the daughter of the late Darrell Sherman and Peg Sherman of Galion.

She was a graduate of Galion High School in 1978 and worked at the former PECO in Galion, Geauga Plastics in Crestline and the last 14 years at Cardington Yutaka Technologies. Jody enjoyed listening to music, gardening, cooking and going to the races at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. She was a “social butterfly’ easily making friends with everyone.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by daughter Amber Furr of Galion; brother Todd (Melba) Sherman of McKinney, Texas and nephew Brandon Sherman of McKinney, Texas.

In addition to her father she was preceded in death by infant son Derrick; paternal grandparents Chester and Marie Sherman and maternal grandparents Albert and Nellie Yuhas.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833. A graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Fairview Cemetery in Galion with Rev. Joe Stafford officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of the funeral home.

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  • I am so sorry about Jody’s death. We had a lot fun years ago. Jody was everyone’s friend
    Blessings to all of Jody’s family.
    Lisa Dye

  • Very sorry to hear about Jody. We were high school friends and she never knew a stranger. You all have my prayers and thoughts during this difficult time. May God comfort you and be with you thru this. Take care carol

  • So sorry to hear this. She was a kind soul, may the good lord bless her and keep her. RIP old friend. Joe House XO XO

  • Jody was my friend knew her since high school, we had some fun and crazy times also worked together at Geaugia she will be missed. praying for your comfort in your time of sorrow

  • So sorry, Jody and I worked together for 16 years. Loved her . We would talk about people ,make fun of people,and talked about life . Amber I feel like I know you as much as heard your name. What a beautiful woman! She will be missed!

  • There are no words to express the feeling of deep loss of my beloved longtime friend. We shared over 45 years of many happy memories as well as some sad ones. If weeks went by without talking it would feel just like a day or two. We didn’t let time let our friendship slip away. Jody was as close to a sister as my own. So many memories I will hold dear. She will be missed so much here on earth but she has many open arms that were waiting for her as well. She was and is loved very much.

    To Peggy, Amber, Todd and family…..our deepest sympathy and love always

  • Jody is a good friend and will be missed by us all. Rest in peace Jody. Our thoughts and prayers are with Peggy,Amber, Todd and all of Jody’s family and friends at this difficult time.

  • My most heart felt condolences. I knew Jody during my high school years and recently had the good fortune of seeing her again. She was always alot of fun and so sweet. My prayers for her and her family during the difficult time.

  • I remember as a little kid always thinking my cousin Jody so so cool.
    I was right… she was!
    Thoughts are with the entire family at this most difficult of times.

  • I have known Jody since she was a teen and was friends with my daughter Tracy. My heart goes out to you Peg and you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Sleep now angel the pain is gone
    Enjoyed knowing such a sweet woman as u are and always will be..