William Eugene Shaver, 89 of Kirksville passed away at home surrounded by family on Friday April 26, 2019. He was born September 13, 1929 in Pennville, Missouri.
To send flowers in memory of William Eugene Shaver, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Doris Jean Bunch; one son, Stanley â€śBubâ€ťShaver; three grandchildren, Troy Lawrence, David and Cory Shaver; two brothers, Ralph and Victor Shaver; three sisters, Donna Richmond, Nina Liles, Louise Lunsford and his parents, Roy Shaver and Erma Dell Flanagan.
William is survived by his children, Mary Lene of Kirksville, Mo, Carolyn and Lyle Talbert of Novinger, MO, Paul Shaver of Kirksville, MO, Roger Shaver and Nancy Heck of LaPlata, MO, Randall and Jeanne Shaver of Brashear, MO, Brenda and Jay Schilling of Kirksville, Mo; one daughter-in-law, Crystal Shaver of Kirksville, MO; fifteen grandchildren, Tamara Valentine, Jason Lene, Scott Shaver, Michael Lawrence, Justin Talbert, Jeremy Spencer, Charles LaCost, Monika Poston, Nathan Shaver, Josh Goodwin, Jeremy Shaver , Joseph Shaver, Emily Shaver, Kendra Schilling, Jayde Schilling; seventeen great grandchildren and one great great grandchild; one sister Lorene Clark of Tucson AZ; along with several nieces and nephews.
William spent 42 years employed at the Florsheim Shoe Factory in Kirksville, Missouri. He was known as a card shark and loved playing cards throughout his life. He loved the outdoors, running dogs, coon hunting gardening, children and later in life peddling and fixing lawn mowers. He enjoyed auctions and enjoyed passing some of his finds on to others. William was a very caring and intelligent man who always loved and encouraged his family.
A graveside service to celebrate Williams life will be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at the Overstreet Cemetery in Green Castle, Mo
Condolences may be left online at www.asimplifiedfuneralsolution.com