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Jeffrey O. Shuff

Jeffrey Otto Shuff, 62, of Tiffin, passed away peacefully Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at his residence surrounded by his family after a short battle with cancer.

Jeff was born Aug. 8, 1957, in Tiffin, to the late James C. and Patricia (Gouker) Shuff. He married Cristy Marie (Biller) Dec. 31, 2013, in Tiffin, and she survives in Tiffin.

Survivors also include his two sons, Tyler Shuff and Benjamin Shuff, both of Tiffin; two sisters, Cindy Peacock of Tiffin, Tina Shuff of Columbus; and his loving close-knit family.

Jeff and his business partner, Larry Elchert, are the owners of S&E Rentals and are the founders of the original Madison Street Tavern. Together with Jason Vassalle, they are also the owners of Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken of Tiffin.

Jeff was a proud, lifelong resident of Tiffin, was a member of Tiffin Columbian’s 1975 graduating class.

Jeff was an honest man, a humble man, a genuine and caring man who touched the lives of so many people he met along the way. He quietly helped those in need by offering guidance, support and compassion. He will be remembered for his kindness, his big heart and for the love he had for his family and friends along with the truthful way he lived his life. His life was short but if was full!

Jeff spent time daily “making the rounds” through Tiffin and was described as one of those rare people whom you meet and want to see every day. He will forever be loved and missed by his family and his community of friends.

A Mass of Christian burial for Jeffrey will be 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church with the Rev. Matthew Rader officiating. A rosary will be prayed 20 minutes prior to Mass. Visitation for family and friends will be Thursday 4-7 p.m. at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin. Burial will follow Friday at Fairmont Cemetery, Tiffin.