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Carl Shockley, Sr

March 6, 1924 — July 12, 2010

Carl Shockley, Sr




Carl Mays Shockley, Sr., age 86 of Fishing Creek, MD died Monday morning, July 12, 2010 at Coastal Hospice at the Lake, Salisbury, MD.

Born on March 6, 1924 in Fishing Creek, MD, he was the son of the late Everett Lee Shockley and Ruby Virginia Creighton Shockley.

Mr. Shockley began his lifetime waterman career at a very young age, a career he learned from his father. He was captain aboard his workboat Wendi.

Mr. Shockley was a model boat builder and carved decoys. He enjoyed searching and collecting Indian artifacts. A good eye for antiques, he was a regular visitor on Saturday nights at Foxwell’s Auctions, Cambridge.

Mr. Shockley was known for his ability to fix anything. He loved his family and enjoyed sitting on his front yard swing being outdoors. He was an avid Dale Ernhardt, Jr. NASCAR fan, Washington Redskins fan and Baltimore Orioles fan.

He is survived by his beloved companion of 34 years, Dorothy “Dot” Aaron of Fishing Creek, MD; five children Carl May Shockley, Jr. and his wife Susan, also of Fishing Creek, MD, Sherry Krewson and her husband Bob of Cambridge, MD, Gary A. Shockley and his wife Sophie of Williamsburg, MD, Areida Foskey and her husband Mike of East New Market, MD; Wendi Rolf and her husband Eric of East New Market; extended family children Frances Windsor of Cambridge, MD, Bo Linthicum, Jr. and his wife Robin of Cambridge, MD, Tracy Ruark and her husband Scott of Church Creek, MD, Contine Kniffen and her husband Jeff of SC, three brothers Dorsey Shockley and his wife Phyllis of Fishing Creek, MD, Charles Shockley of Secretary, MD, Leon Shockley and his wife Sharon of Cambridge, MD; numerous grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Preceding him in death besides his parents were two sisters Laura Mae Shockley, Doris Aaron; and a brother Roger Shockley.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 15th at Hosier Memorial United Methodist Church where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Officiating at the service will be The Rev. Doug Ridley, Pastor. Inurnment will follow in the adjoining church cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Bo Linthicum, Jr., Curtis “Bear” Windsor, Brandyn Rolf and Jeremy Shockley.

In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings may be made in Mr. Shockley’s memory to Coastal Hospice at the Lake, PO Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802-1733.

Visitation

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ,Thursday, July 15, 2010
Hosier Memorial United Methodist Church
Rippons Rd. Fishing Creek, MD 21634

Memorial Service

1:00 PM ,Thursday, July 15, 2010
Hosier Memorial United Methodist Church
Rippons Rd. Fishing Creek, MD 21634
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