Donations may be made to Pilot Knob Elks #2330,Veterans Commission, 204 McCune St, Pilot Knob, MO 63663
John Thomas Shirley, age 82 of Pilot Knob, Missouri, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at Hillcrest Nursing Center in DeSoto. John was born January 20, 1933 in St. Louis, MO to the late Otto and Frances (Nee McClure) Shirley. He was a laborer in construction, was a member of the Pilot Knob Elks #2330, and enjoyed fishing and camping.
Survived by a brother, Arthur Shirley of Illinois, a sister, Betty Goodwin of DeSoto, sister-in-law, Judy Shirley of St. Louis; nieces, nephews and cousins, and good friends, Dr. Ralph Leigh, Bob Schroer, Charlie Marler, Mr. Martin, and Marvin Young.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Donald and Jim Shirley and a sister-in-law, Toni Shirley.
Fr. Alexander Anderson will officiate the service.