Robert Emmit Shockey


Robert Emmit Shockey

Dempsey, Fayette County, West Virginia, USA
Death 26 Jan 1974 (aged 71)
Montgomery, Fayette County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Oak Hill, Fayette County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 34083750 View Source
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The funeral of ROBERT EMERT (EMMIT) SHOCKEY, 71, Page, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, with the Rev. Harry Williams in charge. Burial will be in High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill.

He died at 1:45 a.m. Saturday in a Beckley hospital after an extended illness.

He was a retired employe of the Page Mining Co. at Page, a member of the United Mine Workers of America, and the First Church of God, Kincaid.

Born at Dempsey, Jan. 12, 1903, he was a son of the late John and Rosa Bond Shockey.

Surviving are his wife, Willie Hasket Shockey; three sisters, Mrs. Goldie Garbett, Oak Hill, Mrs. Ruth Anderson, Huntington, and Miss Gertrude Shockey, Mount Hope; six sons, Robert Jr., Chicago, Ill., John, Jerry and Tom all of Chicago, Gary, Spencer, and Donald, Fayetteville; four daughters, Mrs. Garnet Vickers, Chicago, Mrs. Ronda Farmer, Clarksburg, Mrs. Dona Strickland, Dalton, Ga., and Miss Teresa Shockey, Page; 20 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Monday.

Source : The Post-Herald And Register Newspaper - Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia - Sunday, January 27, 1974

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