John R. Shockley
- October 15, 1940 - February 1, 2011
- College Station, Texas
of John's Passing
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411 Ranch Rd. 620 S.
Lakeway, TX 78734
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“John was a customer of ours at Walgreens and I personally helped him many times and he was one of my favorite customers. He was such a nice guy who...Read More »
1 of 34 | Posted by: Kelli
“I met John this summer at our Weight Watchers meetings and I am just in shock of this sudden loss. John was hilarious and I enjoyed our chats every...Read More »
2 of 34 | Posted by: Amy - College Station, TX
“To the family of John Shockley,
Our memories of John and Karen go back to our days in North Texas. Glad for those years of fellowship...Read More »
3 of 34 | Posted by: Verby & Jody Van Houten - Groves, TX
“miss ya papaw, wish you were still here, could of never anticipated all the adventures i would have thru your passing, glad for the good people i got...Read More »
4 of 34 | Posted by: Derek - TX
“To the Shockley Family,
I had the pleasure of being with John almost every Tuesday morning for the past two years as a member of the " Dirty Dozen...Read More »
5 of 34 | Posted by: Bart Koch - Austin, TX
We will always remember John as a hospitable and caring person that took us under his wing when we moved to Plano. We are very sorry...Read More »
6 of 34 | Posted by: Tom and April West - Calgary
“Dear Shockley Family,
We knew John as a caring and generous man. He will be greatly missed by you all. Over the years of Lynn and Ted's marriage...Read More »
7 of 34 | Posted by: Ray and Kathy Carolus - Lyman, SC
“All I can say is that Heaven has recieved a wonderful human being, John you will be sorely missed.
8 of 34 | Posted by: Sandy Williams - Co-Worker
“I am a co-worker of John's thru EBCO General Contractor, Ltd., I have know John the entire time of his employment there as I myself have worked there...Read More »
9 of 34 | Posted by: Jill Stermer - Cameron, TX
“John leaves a wonderful testimony of unshakeable faith in his Creator; devotion to his wife and family; friendly and gracious manner; and service to...Read More »
10 of 34 | Posted by: David, Rebekah, Daniel & David Larson - TX
“My thoughts and prayers are with John and his entire family at this very difficult time. I was blessed with the opportunity to have met John and...Read More »
11 of 34 | Posted by: Cory Scarborough
“Thinking of you all during this time of great loss!
12 of 34 | Posted by: Charlus & Teresa (Beeman) Bishop - KS
“John and I had lunch together last Monday along with some of our other co-workers. Walking back to the office, we talked about our families. He...Read More »
13 of 34 | Posted by: Tom Vitek - Belton, TX
“There is no one like John Shockley. We are shocked and sad about his passing. He made things happen that no one else could. His interest in what...Read More »
14 of 34 | Posted by: John and Karen Egger - Cameron, TX
“Janice , I always enjoyed my visits with John through the years. He was a kind and thoughtful gentleman. I know that God has reserved a great place...Read More »
15 of 34 | Posted by: David Freidberg - austin, TX
“John will be missed greatly. He always had a smile on his face. I'm sure everyone at Ebco will miss the Monday morning donuts, apple fritters, and...Read More »
16 of 34 | Posted by: Cindy Leonard - Cameron, TX
“We will miss John so much! Thoughts and prayers are with you.
17 of 34 | Posted by: Teresa Overby - Manor, TX
I am so sorry for your loss. May God take John into his care.
18 of 34 | Posted by: Vera Richard - Dallas, TX
“Dear Family of John's..Sooo many fond memories remain as we were in & out of JOhn & Karen's home in Round Rock so many times. There was always a...Read More »
19 of 34 | Posted by: Norma(Henderson) Charboneau - TX
“We have such fond memories of how John and Karen "adopted" us as a young family when we first came to Plano over 30 years ago. They showed us genuine...Read More »
20 of 34 | Posted by: Randy,Gloria, Kristin and Ben Bartlett - TX
“Dear Janice and family,
You all are a very special part of our lives and so sorry for your loss. John was always so kind and thoughtful. We...Read More »
21 of 34 | Posted by: Ron and Pam Lacock Family - Allen, TX
“When I first moved to Dallas, Texas in 1980, I was young, and just had left home for the first time in my life. The Shockleys took me under their...Read More »
22 of 34 | Posted by: Lisa Miller - Pleasanton, CA
“John was a friend to all and we'll miss his big happy smile!
Thinking of you, Janice, and you three girls so much. We're so glad for his (& Karen...Read More »
23 of 34 | Posted by: Steve & Donna - Austin, TX
“John brought great joy, peace and happiness to my friend Janice filling her life with a genuine love shared in service to God. May He grant you the...Read More »
24 of 34 | Posted by: Kim Mary Cavarretta
“Our thoughts have been with the family! John will truly be missed! Our 3 boys LOVED John and always were so excited when he sent donuts to them-...Read More »
25 of 34 | Posted by: David & Sheila Egger - Belton, TX
“I had met Mr. Shockley a few times in the neighborhood. He would always stop and say "Hi" to me and my boys. I did not know him well, but I could...Read More »
26 of 34 | Posted by: Holly Cortez - College Station, TX
“Our thoughts and prayers are with John's family. We will remember/miss our visits with John at convention, special meetings, etc.
27 of 34 | Posted by: LeRoy & Paula Brotzman - TX
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you these days. We know they will be hard but God will give you strength to get through them. You pleasant memories...Read More »
28 of 34 | Posted by: Charles and Wanda Pickering - TX
I will and do miss you greatly. You were always thinking about the other person, seldom about yourself. This is so unusual in our culture...Read More »
29 of 34 | Posted by: Harold Ingersoll - Austin, TX
“John, it was a pleasure living next to you for about 15 years. I always enjoyed our talks and really enjoyed serving on the Oaklands board with you...Read More »
30 of 34 | Posted by: Scott Hudson - Round Rock, TX
“So sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts are with you.
31 of 34 | Posted by: Cindy Shrock (Hilligoss) - Kokomo, IN
“We will all miss John so much. What a wonderful man. Many great memories and may those memories help in the days ahead to comfort family and...Read More »
32 of 34 | Posted by: Teresa & Ted Westerbur - TX
“Our thoughts are with you during this time of great transition. We long for you to have comfort and rest in knowing John's love for a God so great.
33 of 34 | Posted by: Duane & Joan Hinkley - Humble, TX
“My condolences. I am glad for my memories of John and Karen's hospitality in their home in Round Rock. Thoughts of care as you grieve and may your...Read More »
34 of 34 | Posted by: John Mulford - Oklahoma City, OK
In Memory of John Robert Shockley
John Robert Shockley, 70, of College Station, passed away on Tuesday, February 1, 2011. He was also a long time resident of Round Rock and Plano. He was born on October 15, 1940, in Indianapolis, Indiana, to Augustus and Madonna Shockley.
John is survived by his newly-wed wife, Janice Shockley of College Station, TX; daughters, Lorinda Beekmann and husband Steve of Plano, TX; Lynn Carolus and husband Ted of McKinney, TX; Deborah Shultz and husband Bob of Bryan, TX; and grandchildren, John Derek Shultz, Corey Shultz, Aubrey Shultz, Jacob Beekmann, and Kaylea Beekmann; her children, Theresa Hart, David Matos, Cori Contreras and their spouses and children; his beloved dog, Molly, and many dear relatives and friends. John was proceeded in death by his first wife of 46 years, Karen Sue Shockley; his parents, Augustus and Madonna Shockley; and beloved Labrador, Mocha.
John was employed by EBCO General Contractor, Ltd. of Cameron as Director of Business Development for the past 11 years. He was also employed by GM for 19 years and attended Purdue. John was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend. John never met a stranger and will always be remembered for his generous heart and service to God.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 pm on Sunday, February 6 at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home in Lakeway, TX. Services will be at 2:00 pm on Monday, February 7 at Weed-Corley-Fish Lake Travis at 411 Ranch Road 620 South, Lakeway, TX 78734. Interment will be at Capital Parks Cemetery in Pflugerville, TX. John's grandchildren will serve as honorary pallbearers.
February 06, 2011
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Weed-Corley-Fish Lake Travis
411 Ranch Road 620 South
Lakeway, TX 78734
February 07, 2011
Weed-Corley-Fish Lake Travis
411 Ranch Road 620 South
Lakeway, TX 78734
Monday February 07 2011
14501 N. IH-35
Pflugerville, TX 78660