Mr. James 'Coon' William Shores, age 66, of Bonifay, passed away, Sunday, April 20, 2014. He was born Sept. 20, 1947 in Bonifay, to the late Josiah Shores and Myrtle Chesnut Shores. Mr. Shores was retired from the Florida Game and Freshwater Fish Commission.
In addition to his parents, a sister, Jacqulyn Shores, precedes Mr. Shores in death.
Mr. Coon Shores is survived by his son, Josiah Shores and wife Joanna of Bonifay; two grandchildren, Tyson Shores and Kinzey Shores both of Bonifay; one brother, Joe Boy Shores of Bonifay and one sister, Janice Rich and husband Ralph of Bonifay.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Poplar Head Independent Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Ike Steverson officiating. Interment followed in the Poplar Head Church Cemetery with Peel Funeral Home directing. Family received friends one hour prior to service at church.