Johnny R. Shields age 59, of Lima died 10:05 a.m., Friday April 9 at his residence. He was born May 8, 1950 in Muncie, IN to George R. and Grace Davis Shields, who preceded him in death. He married Renee Brooks April 27, 2002 and she survives in Lima.
Mr. Shields had been a factory worker
Additional survivors include 2 Sons: Larry G. (Darlene) Shields of Roundhead, OH, Billy R. Shields of Brodnax, VA, 2 daughters: Karen S. (Richard Camp) Rawlings of LaCrosse, VA, Angela M. Shields of Muncie, IN, 2 sisters: Virginia Spurlock of Muncie, IN and Alice Smith of Lima, 12 grandchildren and a great grandson.
He was preceded in death by a son: Johnny R. Shields, Jr. 3 brothers: Paul D. Shields, Russell A. Shields and Jim E. Shields and 3 sisters: Wanda Jewell Roy, Joyce Shields and Jean Shields and a brother-in-law Vernon Smith.
The funeral will begin 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 13 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home with Pastor Art Smith officiating.
The family will receive friends 3-5 and 7-9 p.m., Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be given to the American Heart Assoc., American Diabetes Assoc. or the American Lung Assoc.
Date: Monday, April 12, 2010
Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm