Arthur Franklin Shavers Sr. was born Nov. 5, 1951 to the late Gracie Mae Poole & Nathaniel McCloud Sr. Arthur, a.k.a. John, was raised between Bunnell, FL and Pirt Orange, FL. John attended Carver High School in Bunnell, FL. As strange as it sounds, John enjoyed walking from Bunnell to Port Orange, FL. <br />
Later John moved to Daytona Beach, then to Vero Beach, and then back to Daytona Beach. John became employed with waste management. Years later, John moved to Albany, New York; then later to Summerville, South Carolina, until on February 11, 2019 Rayfield (his brother) and Evelyn Leonard (his sister) came together with funds and brought him home. <br />
On Monday April 8, 2019, the Lord called him to rest. Arthur Franklin Shavers Sr. ( John) has three children, Gracie Jenkins (Kevin), Arthur Shavers Jr. & Michael Shavers; nine brothers, Nathaniel McCloud Jr., Frank McCloud, Rayfield McCloud, Theodore McCloud, Edmond McCloud, Roger Shavers (Wanda) & Donnell Byrd (KeKe), the late Adolphus Byrd & Wilbur Shavers Sr.; seven sisters, Lucretia McCloud, Kelly McCloud, Phyllis Martin (Michael), Samantha McCloud & Evelyn Leonard ( Cleveland), the late Carrie Steward & Lucretia Byrd; seven grand children; and a host of nieces, nephews & cousins; and a close friend, Phenney.