John M. Shotts, Sr., 79, of Marshall, IL passed away 9:43 AM Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019 in Union Hospital at Terre Haute, IN. He was a retired truck driver and heavy equipment operator. John was born Sept. 5, 1940 at Martinsville, IL, the son of Marshall and Dorothy Miller Shotts. He was married to Betty Lou Washburn Shotts who preceded him in death on Oct. 1, 2018. Surviving are a son, John M. Shotts and his companion, Patricia Poettker. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Frances Kid. He was a member of the Moose, Local #841 and the Teamsters. Services in honor of his life will be 2:00 PM Sunday at Pearce Funeral Home with Pastor Marvin Oakley officiating. Burial will be in the Marshall Cemetery. Visitation will be 12 Noon until service time Sunday at the funeral home. pearcefuneralservices.com.