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Samuel Christopher "Shag" Shannon

July 24, 1950 August 21, 2019
Samuel Christopher "Shag" Shannon
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Obituary for Samuel Christopher "Shag" Shannon

Samuel Christopher “Shag” Shannon, age 69, of Preston, died at his residence Wednesday, August 21, 2019. A native of Preston, he was born in Americus, July 24, 1950 the son of the late William Rodney and Kattie Shannon. Mr. Shannon was a member of Antioch Baptist Church, Kinchafoonee Wildlife Club and Webster County Sherriff Department posse. He worked for the Webster County water system for thirty five years and was a member of the Webster County Fire Department for forty seven years where thirty of those years were as the Fire Chief. Mr. Shannon was an avid fisherman, hunter, woodworker, and enjoyed small engine repairs. He was a devoted family man who loved his family, his God and his church; a kind and gentle individual who never met a stranger and was very patient.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 24, 2019, at 4:00 PM at Antioch Baptist Church with Rev. Mike McGlaun and Rev. Raymond Smith officiating. The family will receive friends at the family residence. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Stewart Webster Cancer Fund, 6381 Hamilton St., Preston, Georgia 31824.

Survivors include his wife of thirteen years, Bebe Sanders Shannon of Preston; three sons and daughter-in-law, Chase Shannon of Preston, Chad and Kim Norton of Hartwell and Brandon Norton of Preston; a brother and sister-in-law, Glenn and Debbie Shannon of Preston; and five grandchildren, Bella, Tyler and Beau Norton and Jake and Jordan Sanders; special nieces and nephews, Chelsea Phillips, Kix Dacus and Blakely Phillips, Becky Story and Katha Scott . He was preceded in death by a son, Samuel Patrick Shannon and a brother, Cliff Shannon.

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4:00 PM 8/24/2019 4:00:00 PM
Antioch Baptist Church

Seminole Rd
Richland, GA 31825

Family will receive friends at their residence.

Antioch Baptist Church
Seminole Rd Richland 31825 GA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Stewart Webster Cancer Fund

6381 Hamilton St
Preston, GA 31824

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