Bernard John Shannon, age 83, of Bonne Terre, MO entered into rest on June 21, 2012 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Born on October 8, 1928, in St Ann, Missouri.
He is survived by his loving wife: Iva (Sparks) Shannon of Bonne Terre, MO; children: Mike Shannon of Belleville, IL, Steve Shannon of Belleville, IL, Diane Shannon of Smithton, IL, Jan (Mike) Forness of Belleville, IL, Dave Shannon of Belleville, IL, Angie Mullholland of Smithton, IL, Barry (Kim) Sevic of Florissant, MO, Joe (DeShan) Sevic of Lee Summit, KS, Cynthia (Charles) Moates of Sikeston, MO and Frank Sevic of Sikeston, MO, several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He was a retired journeyman/lineman for Southeran California Edison. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and a member of Immaculate Conception Church in Park Hills. He enjoyed woodworking, crafting furniture and fishing. He was also a member of the IBEW and NECA.