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Pocomoke City, MD—Elton Franklin "Frank" Shockley, Jr., 70, of Pocomoke City, died January 3, 2013 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury.
Born in Salisbury, MD on July 27, 1942, he was a son of the late Elton Franklin Shockley, Sr. and the late Lucinda Hobbs Shockley.
Frank served in the Navy for four years aboard the USS Kirwin. He then started his career with Eastern Shore Gas, from where he retired with nearly 40 years of service. Frank was an avid bass fisherman who was often accompanied by his grandson. Frank also served in the Pocomoke City Vol. Fire Dept. for 45 years and was a member of the American Legion.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Sandra Phillips Shockley, one daughter, Robyn S. Pettit (Jeffrey), one grandson, Joshua Howard Griffin all of Pocomoke City; one brother, Ronald Shockley of Tampa, FL; one sister, Marilyn Joan Levy of Greenwood, DE, several nephews and a niece.
A funeral service, officiated by the Rev. Tom Northam, will be held Monday, January 7, 2013 at 2:00 PM at the Holloway Funeral Home in Pocomoke City, where family and friends will gather 2 hours prior to the service. Interment with military and firefighter honors will follow in the First Baptist Cemetery.
If desired memorial donations can be made to the Pocomoke City Vol. Fire Dept., 1410 Market Street, Pocomoke City, MD 21851.
Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, P.A., 107 Vine Street, Pocomoke City, MD 21851.
Published in The Daily Times on Jan. 5, 2013