Shane Dean Ribbing, age 33, of Nixa, Missouri, passed away on Friday, April 13, 2018, at his home. He was born November 22, 1984, in Springfield, Missouri, the son of Jerry and Debra (Gold) Ribbing.

Shane was a 2003 graduate of Marionville High School in Marionville, Missouri and attended the Missouri Sheriff’s Association Training Academy. He had served on the U.S. Marshalls Fugitive Task Force, and was a Christian County Sherriff’s Deputy. Shane has been a Resource Officer for the Nixa Public Schools since 2015 and was a member of the Nixa First Baptist Church.

On June 3, 2006, he married Carmen Davis, in Aurora, Missouri.

Shane is survived by his wife, of 11 years, Carmen; three daughters, Alexis, Emma and Olivia; his parents, Jerry and Debra Ribbing of Marionville, Missouri; one sister, Stefanie Hohensee and her husband, Josh, of Monett, Missouri; one nephew, Luke Hayes of Monett; paternal grandmother, Helen Ribbing of Aurora, Missouri; maternal grandparents, Wayne and Juanita Gold, of Aurora; father and mother in-law, Kevin and Teresa Davis of Verona, Missouri and sister-in-law, Kimberly Davis of Marionville.

His paternal grandfather, Dean Ribbing, preceded him in death.

A funeral service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora was held on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at the First Baptist Church in Nixa, Missouri. Burial followed at the Spring River Cemetery in Verona, Missouri.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Benefit of the Ribbing Family at the Bank of Missouri in Nixa or to the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in care of the funeral home.

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