Donald M. Shockey


Donald M. Shockey, age 87, of Buckhannon, W.Va., met Jesus on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, in Elkins, W.Va. He was born August 13, 1934, in Webster Springs, W.Va., a son of the late Harold and Lucinda Ware Shockey.

On May 28, 1955, he married Loretta Fuller, who survives. Also surviving are two daughters: Tonnya Lowther and husband Ed, of Buckhannon, and Tammie Shockey, of Cape Coral, Fla.; two granddaughters: Brandi Shea and husband Joe, of Buckhannon, and Shalayna Jade Lowther, of Martinsburg, W.Va.; three great-grandchildren: Jade Nichole, Maxum Jeffrey and Porter Knox; and two special friends: Bonnie Grunberg and Marrissa Leslie.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter: Carrie Shockey.

Mr. Shockey served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and achieved the rank of Sergeant. He was a member of the South Buckhannon Mission Church and a former supervisor at Moore Business Forms. Mr. Shockey was a member of the Franklin Lodge #7 A.F. and A.M., the Upshur County Osiris Shriners Club and a lifetime member of the Moose Lodge #598 in Buckhannon. His greatest accomplishment was that of being an outstanding husband, father and always a good friend.

Friends will be received Saturday, June 18, 2022, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the South Buckhannon Mission Church. A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at the church with Pastor Ed Lowther officiating. Burial will follow in the Upshur County Memorial Park in Tennerton, W.Va. The Upshur County Honor Guard will conduct military honors at the graveside. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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