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Oliver Dolph Shockley
Oliver Dolph Shockley, age 75 of Chamois, passed away on Sunday, February 11, 2018, at his residence.
Oliver was born on January 23, 1943, in Mint Hill, a son to the late Dolph and Minnie (Crider) Shockley.
Oliver attended school in Chamois, served in the United States Army overseas in Korea and he graduated from State Technical College of Missouri with a degree in auto mechanics.
Oliver was employed at ABB in Jefferson City from 1972 until his retirement in 2002.
He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans and the American Legion.
Oliver never met a stranger and was always ready to help anyone in need. He enjoyed hanging out at his shop, painting cars, drinking beer, barbequing and spending time with his family especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Oliver is survived by: two sons, James (Christy) Shockley of Chamois and Scott (Cherise) Shockley of Noblesville, IN; three grandchildren, Tiffany (Justin) Perrey, Quyncee Shockley and Niya Shockley; four great grandchildren, Daylynn, Kenton, Henlee and Huxley; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers and a sister.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 15, 2018, at Morton Chapel in Chamois.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 16, 2018, at Morton Chapel in Chamois. Interment with full military honors will follow at Shirley Mint Hill Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Disabled American Veterans.
Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel in Chamois, (763-5522) www.mortonchapel.com
Pops will sure be remembered. Thank you for everything Ollie. Thinking of you and the Shockley Family. With love Amanda, Dusty and Damien.
Amanda Hopkins Feb 16 2018 12:00 AM
Sharp Navy salute... and heartfelt thanks for your service to your community and country.
AX2USN Feb 15 2018 12:00 AM
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Mary Lee Rost Feb 15 2018 12:00 AM
Jim, Scott & families: I am so sorry for your loss. Oliver was a very kind person. I have known him since we were babies on the "cradle roll" at Mint Hill Church.
Sharon Brown Feb 14 2018 12:00 AM
Sorry for your loss.. You all are in my prayers...
Tonya Pinkston Feb 14 2018 12:00 AM
The thing I remember most about Uncle Oliver was his love and pride in the vehicles he owned. I think that was a trait all the Shockley boys shared. It was always an honor if you got the opportunity to drive one of their trucks, but terrifying as well! I know when I drove dad's (Cletus) truck, I drove slow and parked it well away from any other vehicle. He would know if there was any new minor scratch on it anywhere! I was always soamazed ofUncle Oliver's knowledge of cars. I remember the days and nights of playing at the shop downacross fromHoward Steffens house. The great big gravel piles there were so much fun to play on. Uncle Oliver always had soda in his refrigerator for us kids and beer for him and dad and any friends that happened to stop in and talk awhile. He always had a smile and a story. He will be missed by many!
Ellen Feb 14 2018 12:00 AM
Scott , Sorry for your loss
Penny Feb 14 2018 12:00 AM
We are sorry for your loss we will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers RIP
Rita and Bill Lipskoch Feb 14 2018 12:00 AM
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Expression of Sympathy Feb 14 2018 12:00 AM
just wanted to express my Sympathy to my friend in our teens Oliver lived about a half mile from me in mint hill and we were always together , Rest in Peace Monk from your friend Larry McKague
larry mckague Feb 14 2018 12:00 AM