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James "Jim" Shockey

1929 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
James "Jim" Shockey Obituary

James "Jim" Shockey, 86, passed away on September 29, 2015 in Alamogordo, New Mexico. He was born on January 17, 1929 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Jim was the manager of Whitefield Freight Lines for 22 years and served as Magistrate Judge for 3 years. He retired after 7 years with Primate Research Lab at HAFB.
After retirement, Jim enjoyed traveling, fishing and spending time with his family.

Survivors include wife of 66 years, Ouita; two sons, Jerry (Mary) of Bloomfield, New Mexico, and Jay (Maria) of Mandeville, LA; daughter-in-law, Wanda Shockey of Alamogordo; six grandsons, Victor (Michelle) Crawford of Aztec, New Mexico, Kenneth Shockey of Alamogordo, Jamie (Mara) Shockey of Flora Vista, New Mexico, Wayne (Jean) Shockey of Ruidoso, New Mexico, Dean (Carrie) Neppel of Pullman, Washington, and Gary Shockey of Artesia, New Mexico; two granddaughters, Sara Shockey of New Orleans, Louisiana, and Megan Shockey of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; six great-grandsons; two great-granddaughters; two sisters, Aurelin Sellman of Midlothian, Virginia, and Beverly McElroy of Albuquerque, New Mexico.

He was preceded in death by son, Pete, and brother, Ken.

A memorial service will be conducted at 10 a.m., Friday, October 2, 2015 at Alamogordo Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Dustin Wilhite officiating.
A reception will follow at 11 a.m. at the Alamogordo Funeral Home Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you donate to the New Mexico Children's Home, Portales, New Mexico, or to your favorite .

The Shockey family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the services. Cremation will take place at PCS.
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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Oct. 1 to Oct. 31, 2015
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