Originally created 12/30/04

Mr. Walter L. "Joe" Shropshire (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



AUGUSTA, Ga. - Walter L. "Joe" Shropshire, 65, husband of Becky James Shropshire, entered into rest Wednesday, December 29, 2004 at University Hospital. Mr. Shropshire was a native of Leaksville, North Carolina and the son of the late Walter C. and Myrtis Hawk Shropshire. He was the owner of Georgia-Carolina Painting, Inc. Family members other than his wife, Becky James Shropshire of Augusta, include two sons, Paul Gregory Shropshire and his wife Lisa, Franklin, MA; Phillip Gregory Shropshire, Augusta; three step-children, Rose Bragg, Tracey Carmack, and Charles " Bubba" Bragg all of Augusta; two sisters Karlene S. Lewis and Karen S. Ray both of Hephzibah; and four grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, December 31, 2004 at His Community Church with Rev. Ken Young and Rev. Charles Cozart officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 PM, today, Thursday, December 30, 2004 at Poteet Funeral Home, South Chapel. Poteet Funeral Home, South Chapel, 3465 Peach Orchard Road, Augusta, Georgia 30906 (706) 798-8886 Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle December 30, 2004