James B. Shutts Jr., 48

FULTON, NY – James B. Shutts Jr., 48, passed away on Sunday, June 24, 2018.

James B. Shutts Jr
James B. Shutts Jr

He was born in Oswego, NY, and he had remained a lifetime resident of Fulton.

James was a sheet metal worker for several years and had worked the past few years for Novelis, Scriba, NY.

He has always been an avid race fan of all types of racing.

The last few years, he and his son, James, had spent time racing Karts at Oswego Speedway.

James also loved hockey and enjoyed playing for many years.

He was predeceased by his sister, Vickie Frawley Gioia, in 2004.

James is survived by his children: James (Rachel Barnes) Shutts and Jessica (Eric) Francis; his best friend and love, Melissa Mansfield and her sons: Mitchel and Connor; his mother, Judy (Robert) Young and his father James (Barbara) Shutts Sr.; his grandchildren: Austin James Shutts, Ava Lynn Francis and Alaina Francis.

James is also survived by his siblings: Donald (Jean) Hart, Joseph Hart, Jennifer (John) LeBlanc, Donna (Erie Baum) Shue, Debra (Dean) Burridge, Douglas (Cynthia) Young, Dennis (Arlene) Young, Danny (Connie Clancy) Young, David (Tom Walker) Young, Mark Cole, Billy Cole, Barbie King, Dickie Whipple; and numerous beloved nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday in the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. Second St. S., followed by a funeral service at 6 p.m. in the funeral home officiated by Rev. Joseph Scardella.

Burial will be held privately at Fairdale Cemetery, Hannibal, NY.

The family has requested that donations may be made to Paws Across Oswego County: 2035 County Route 1 Oswego, NY 13126 or via PayPal at [email protected]


  1. I’m so sorry for your families loss. My heart is heavy for jamie and his family. I hope he has found peace. My thoughts and prayers are with all of his family and friends

  2. May your heart and mind be at peace Jamie . It was always a pleasure being around you . God bless you my friend.

  3. My thoughts and prayers are with this big loving family! Jamie, you were such a good guy back when I lived in Fulton. You will be be missed dearly, that I’m sure of! I hope you have found peace ?

  4. Our family is heartbroken with this news. We will always remember the fun loving person you were. May you find comfort in God’s arms. Love Aunt Pam & Uncle Chuck.

  5. Derek and I loved you more than you could know you were always kind and generous to all who knew you my you find peace and love in the after world till we meet again ???

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