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