Walter Douglas Shockley, 74 of High Springs, FL passed away April 28, 2013 at Shands at Lake Shore Regional Medical Center in Lake City, FL. He was born in Camden, NJ to Karl and Elsie Shockley on April 14, 1939. He lived in St. Pete, FL until 1982 and was the Owner/Operator of a Landscape and Irrigation Company. He was a loving and caring father, grandfather, uncle and friend. He was of the Christian Faith and served in the U.S. Coast Guard. He loved Harley Davidson motorcycles.
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He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Laura R. Weller; a son, Walter D. Shockley, Jr.; and a sister, Jean Elizabeth Nixon. He is survived by a daughter, Jean E. Shockley, Winooski, VT; a nephew, Mark S. Nixon, Macon, GA; and 3 grandchildren: Walter D. Shockley III, Clearwater, FL, Kristin M. Estrada, Clearwater, FL and Karl E. Shockley, Brooksville, FL.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, May 4, 2013, 11 a.m. at O'Leno State Park, 410 SE O'Leno Park Rd, High Springs, FL. Arrangements under the care of Evans-Carter Funeral Home, High Springs, FL 386.454.2444.
Published in Lake City Reporter on May 3, 2013