Jade Nicholas Ciarletta, 27, of Shelbyville, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2020.

He was born March 16, 1993, in Indianapolis to Nick Ciarletta and Judy (King) Ciarletta.

He is survived by his parents; his sister, Nisha Ciarletta; paternal grandma, “Dottie” Ciarletta; aunt and uncle, Vickie and Bill Morning, aunt and uncle, Michelle and Matt Cole, all of Shelbyville; aunt, Diane King of Louisville; aunt, Joan (Ben) Wheatley, aunt, Carol King, both of Fountaintown; Godparents, Dr. Chris and Rhoda Loman of Shelbyville; best friend, Taylor Eads; and his precious poodles, Armani and Prada.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Dale and Ella Mae King; paternal grandpa, Armond Nicholas Ciarletta Sr.; cousin, Jane Ann Wheatley; and uncles, Donald King and Ron King,

Jade graduated in 2011 from Shelbyville High School.

Jade loved to skateboard and enjoyed riding his bike. He had an amazing talent for cutting hair. You could always count on Jade to lighten the mood with his sense of humor and loving personality. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be observed at a later date.

Funeral directors Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve Jade’s family.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Shelby County Animal Shelter, 705 Hale Road, Shelbyville, IN 46176, or to the Scholarship for Student Barbers/Cosmetology c/o Blue River Foundation, 54 W. Broadway Street, #1, Shelbyville, IN 46176, Attn: Amy Haacker.

Online condolences may be shared at www. murphyparks.com.