James Joseph Shannon, formerly of Houston, passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2013 after a long and fruitful life. James retired from NASA
in 1986. Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Shirley, his children, James Shannon, Cynthia Shannon Davis, Ann Shannon Falloure, Betsy Shannon Bales, John Shannon, Patrick Shannon, T. Sean Shannon and many in-laws, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Services will be Tuesday, April 2 at 11:00 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, 1422 County Road 724, Nacogdoches, TX 75964. Visitation at Laird Funeral Home, 2116 South Street, Nacogdoches, TX 75964 on Monday, April 1, at 5:00 p.m., with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Immaculate Conception Church Building Fund, 1422 County Road 724, Nacogdoches, TX 75964 or the
, 1701 N Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311.