NEWPORT NEWS - Joel Shook, beloved son of David and Anne Shook, and a lifetime resident of Newport News, passed away Friday, Jan. 13, 2012, at Riverside Hospital, at age 55.
Joel will forever be remembered because of the love and care he gave to others. He was a dedicated employee with Best Western Motel as a Guest Service Representative.
Joel was preceded in death by one brother, David Richard Shook.
He is survived by his parents; one son, Joel Scott Shook II; and one brother, Robert Lee Shook and wife, Jeanette; and dear friend, Mrs. Gertrude Wilson.
The family will receive friends at 12:30 p.m. today, Jan. 16, 2012, at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, with a celebration of Joel's life to begin at 2 p.m. Interment will follow in Parklawn Memorial Park.
Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com
to share memories and words of condolence with the family.
Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Avenue, Hampton, VA 23666. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.
Published by Daily Press from Jan. 14 to Jan. 17, 2012.