Date: Memorial Gathering: Friday, November 7, 2014
Time: 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Mahn Twin City Chapel, 515 Collins, Festus, Missouri 63028
Date: Memorial Service: Friday, November 7, 2014
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Mahn Twin City Chapel
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family
William Howard Sheakley, 74, of Crystal City entered into rest November 4, 2014 at Mercy Jefferson Hospital in Festus. He had been employed 20 years at Iowa-Illinois Gas & Electric and been a substitute teacher at Windsor High School for 15 years where he was affectionately known by his students as "Papa Shakes". He was interested in current world events and was a history buff. Born November 4, 1940, in Crystal City, Missouri, to the late Howard and Marion Sheakley.
Survived by his loving family which includes his wife of 39 years, Barbara (O'Shea) Sheakley; sons: Dean Sheakley of Colorado ad David Underwood of Hillsboro, MO; daughters: Cyndie Gaia of Colorado, Rhonda Sheakley of Imperial, MO, Roma (Stephen) Leavy of St Louis, MO and Arlene Underwood of North Carolina; 9 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by sons: Kenny Underwood and Lee Sheakley.
Mary Hendricks will officiate service.