Originally created 07/01/03

MSG Ret. Roy Shropshire (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



AUGUSTA, Ga.- Entered into rest on Sunday, June 29, 2003 at Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Ft. Gordon, MSG Retired, Roy D. Shropshire, 72, beloved husband of fifty years to Mrs. Sarah M. Shropshire. Mr. Shropshire was the son of the late Ocie and Duryell B. Shropshire. He was preceded in death by his son: Kenneth Shropshire; his sister: Ruth German and his brother: Everett Shropshire. Other survivors include his son and daughter-in-law: Don and Lisa Shropshire; daughter and son-in-law: Polly and Lucas A. Charbeneau, III, and a daughter: Mary Bendgen; brother: Ernest Shropshire; seven grandchildren: Matthew, Amanda and Megan Shropshire, Steven and Michelle Lourigan, Roy Daniel Sattler and Kendra Kay Charbeneau; one greatgrandchild: Denton Lourigan. Funeral services will be held in the Hillcrest Baptist Church on Wednesday, July 2, 2003 at 1 p.m., with Dr. L. Gordon Robinson, Rev. Mike Wren and Rev. Steven Patterson officiating. Mr. Shropshire will lie in state at the church from 12 noon until the hour of the service. Interment will follow in Hillcrest MemoriaPark with full military honors. Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the Bill Evans Sunday School Class at Hillcrest Baptist Church. Memorials may be made to the Hillcrest Baptist Church Renovation Project, 3045 Deans Bridge Road, Augusta, GA 30906, or to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 15923,Augusta, GA 30919. Friends may call this evening from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Hatcher Funeral Home, Augusta. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle July 1, 2003