He is survived by his daughter, Tonia Shubert Contorno (Peter) of LaGrange, Ga. and his son, James Anthony "Tony" Shubert of Decatur. He has one grandson, James Joseph Contorno of Orlando, Fla.;, his two sisters, Betty Shubert Stivner (Ronald) and Phyllis Shubert Parrish (Bill); along with his brother, Charles Shubert (Christine) who all live in the Jasper area; and family friend Jackson Thomas from Decatur, who was like a son to him as well.
He was preceded in death by his father, Troy Louis Shubert; his mother, Sarah Margaret Washburn Shubert; and brother, Donald Shubert.
Graveside services will be directed by Collins-Burke funeral home and will take place today, June 25, 2013, at 10 a.m. with interment at Walker Memory Gardens.
For those that wish to make a donation in lieu of flowers, the family has requested a donation to your local Hospice care or American Cancer Society.