He was a devoted husband, son and father and was a Harley-Davidson motorcycle enthusiast and loved mountain biking.
Jarrod was a detective with the Chesapeake Police Department, having worked as a uniformed patrol and bicycle officer and most recently was a detective in the Special Investigations Section. He was a SWAT Team operator and breacher. Detective Shivers was also a US Navy veteran. He is survived by his wife, Nicole Bowers Shivers; two daughters, Brittnie J. Bowers and Ashleigh T. Shivers; his son, Landon C. Shivers, all of Chesapeake; his paternal grandparents, Lester and Evelyn Shivers; his parents, James R. Shivers and Sandra Shivers, all of Downingtown, Pa.; his sister, Jennifer L. Shivers of Oakland, Calif.; stepsister, Andrea Tancredi of Clayville, N.Y.; stepbrother, Mark Sarojak of Downingtown; and five nieces and nephews.
A funeral with full police honors was held Tuesday in Great Bridge Baptist Church at 11 a.m. by Pastor Jim Wall. Burial was in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk. The family received friends in the Chesapeake Chapel of H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts. Memorial donations may be made to the Jarrod B. Shivers Memorial Fund c/o Bank of Hampton Roads.
Chesapeake Police Department
End of Watch:
Thursday, January 17, 2008