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 Lonnie Richards Shires, Jr. - Obituary

July 13, 2008

Lonnie Richard Shires Jr. 81, of Rupert and formerly of Alderson, died July 13, 2008 in Carilion Hospital in Roanoke after a short illness.  The son of Lonnie Richard Shires Sr.  and Ada Mae Falls Shires he was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Jackie, and sisters Frances Phillips, Lucille Trump and Nellie Honaker. He attended Marshall, taught school on Flat Mountain, and was a retiree from WVDOH.

He is survived by his wife Drema, a daughter and two sons and numerous grandchildren.
Services at Lobbans on July 16, 2008

"Lonnie had the gift of being able to light up a room by entering it" as we all remember!


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