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John Shuck (#46798527)
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Bio Photo I live in the Richmond, Virginia area and have been taking gravestone photos for over 3 years after I discovered what a great tool a digital camera is for that kind of work. I am trying to photograph as many of the cemetries as I can in the area. I also take my camera whenever I travel and and usually end up with photos from some distant cemeteries.

I am the volunteer coordinator for the clean up of East End Cemetery in Richmond. Please contact me if you are interested in helping with the clean up effort.

The vast majority of the gravestone pictures that I've entered are of people I don't know. I've entered them to help others. If you'd like me to fix, add to, and/or delete any of your family members please email me and I'll make the change as quickly as possible. If you would like a copy of the original picture, let me know and I will be glad to email it to you.

If you would like me to transfer an entry to you, please let me know. I will be glad to do that.

Please request transfers and updates/corrections through the Suggest a Correction function so that I make sure I update the correct entry.

Note that much of the CSA related info for burials at Hollywood Cemetery was provided by Scott Hutchinson.

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Denise (Anderson) Cole
East End Cemetery
Just wanted to stop by and say thank you for the work at this cemetery. Seeing long neglected history uncovered is exciting, and I'm so glad there are others who care and do so much to help preserve it. I appreciate your passion and effort! Bravo!!
Added by Denise (Anderson) Cole on Aug 01, 2015 11:12 PM
Jeannie H
The clean up!!
I just read about your cleanup at the East End cemetery! Wow that is awesome. Kudos to you for doing that. You have a very kind soul!! Jeannie
Added by Jeannie H on Aug 01, 2015 8:00 PM
East End Cemetery
I also saw a couple of different articles on what you are doing for this cemetery. It makes my heart full that someone else feels the way I do about the history of a cemetery and the people that are in it! I am clear on the other coast, but I'd help you in a heartbeat if I were there. Unfortunately, in the San Francisco Bay Area, there are a few cemeteries like this, but the politics of the towns they are in is impossible to get through - you can't just simply start fixing stuff without approval... drives me nuts.

Thank you for your dedication.


Added by Squeak on Aug 01, 2015 5:50 PM
Karen Mathis Hudson
East End Cemetery
Hi John,
While browsing Facebook alittle while ago. I saw all the hard work you & others have done. That is wonderful that all those graves (LOVE ONES) were found and uncovered, also documented. I want to say Thank You.
Friend of Find A Grave,
Added by Karen Mathis Hudson on Aug 01, 2015 2:53 PM
Joy Skipper Cornwell
RE: East End Cemetery
I saw that. Thanks.
Added by Joy Skipper Cornwell on Aug 01, 2015 2:20 PM
Joy Skipper Cornwell
East End Cemetery
Just saw the news story on line of your dedicated work. What an endevor.
Not only that, you are entering the names on Find A Grave. Thank you so much. Historians thank you and I thank you.
Added by Joy Skipper Cornwell on Aug 01, 2015 12:37 PM
Linda Davis
Thank you for helping to preserve East End Cemetery in Richmond. Your acts of kindness is so much appreciated.
Added by Linda Davis on Aug 01, 2015 12:31 PM
Becky Ramsey
RE: Findagrave Photographs
Thank you! and I will keep your offer of the originals in mind. Becky
Added by Becky Ramsey on Jul 30, 2015 5:48 PM
Becky Ramsey
Findagrave Photographs
John, thank you for all your contributions to the Findagrave website. I would like permission to use your photographs of my relatives' gravesites in my Family Tree files. I use the photos as source media and will gladly give you credit for your work. Becky
Added by Becky Ramsey on Jul 30, 2015 3:43 PM
Thank-you so much for linking Beverly to her parents so quickly as I really appreciate it.

Have a great afternoon,

~ Beth ~
Added by Beth.Bailey on Jul 28, 2015 11:02 AM
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