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Bob Gene Shekell, 89

New Albany MS obituary 2017

Bob Gene Shekell

October 02, 1929 – August 24, 2017

Bob Gene Shekell, 89, passed away August 24, 2017 at his home. He was born October 2, 1927 in Evansville, IN. to the late Dudley and Grace Bottoms Shekell. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service in 1990. Bob had previously worked and managed Master Steel Company in New Albany. He loved his family and enjoyed reading novels for his pastime. Bob served in Country during the Korean War Conflict serving in the U.S. Army.

He is survived by his wife; Bobbie Jane Grist Shekell, Pittsboro, MS. a daughter; Debbie Sue Porter “Terry”, Dumas, MS., four sons; Michael Gene Shekell, Denver, Co., Mark Anthony Shekell, Denver, Co. Bobby Gordon Brown “Judy”, Bruce, MS; Mike Winter “Teresa”, Pittsboro, MS. Ken Winter “Donna Sue”, Bruce, MS. Sister; Mary James “Don”, Evansville, IN. Jack Shekell, San Diego, CA. Ten Grandchildren, Fifteen Great Grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister; Helen Papmeir and three brothers; Billy Shekell, Jerry Shekell, and Ben Shekell.

Graveside service will be Friday, August 25, 2017 at Bruce Cemetery at 4:00 P.M. with Bro. Darrell Logan officiating.

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