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William Earl Shannon, Sr., 72, a beloved father and the husband of Betty Ann Cooper Shannon, went home to be with the Lord, Thursday, June 4, 2020 at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital. 
Mr. Shannon was born the son of Norman Nethi Shannon and Geneva Haun Shannon on September 29, 1947 in Conway.  He was a retired employee with the Department of Transportation.  He was a retired United States Army Veteran, Airborne Division.  He proudly served during the Vietnam War where he received the Army Commendation Medal for heroism, Vietnam Service Medal, and the Purple Heart.  He was a founding member of the Rock Pentecostal Holiness Church.  He loved hunting and fishing, but his greatest enjoyment was spending time with his grandchildren.
William Earl and Betty Ann were married on March 4, 1969 and celebrated 51 years together.  Their home was blessed with: two children, William Earl Shannon, Jr. (Wendy) and David Allen Shannon; and four grandchildren, Trace, Noah, Coleman, and Nichols.   He also leaves behind:  two brothers, Steve Shannon (Vicky) and Bobby Shannon.  
He is predeceased by:  three brothers, Jimmy Shannon, James Shannon, and Buddy Shannon; and a sister, Norma Shannon.
A Home Going Celebration with Military Honors will be at 2PM, Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at Rock Pentecostal Holiness Church. Internment will follow at Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens directed by the Georgetown Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.  Officiating will be Rev. Mark Wilson and Rev. Susan Todd.
The Shannon family will receive family and friends Monday evening, June 8, 2020 from 6 8PM in the sanctuary of Rock PH Church. 
McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Shannon family. 

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