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Obituary - Bill Shannon



Bill C. Shannon, 79, of Beavercreek, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, August 30, 2011. Bill was born on May 23, 1932 in Louisa, Ky. He is survived by his wife Sandra S. Shannon of 25 years of marriage as well as son Mark and stepchildren Christina (Anasis) Lawrence, Michael Anasis and Erica (Anasis)Sickels. Grandchildren Nicholas, Austin, Emily, Luke, Kaylee and Hunter. Surviving siblings Lou Parker, Barbara Simonton and Larry Shannon.  Bill was preceeded in death by his son Michael and grandson Dustin as well as sister Helen Branham and brothers Cleon and Andrew "Tom" Shannon. 

Bill was a plastering and drywall contractor in the Dayton area for 40 years. Shannon Stables enabled Bill the opportunity to train horses and create lasting memories with the friendships he developed.  He enjoyed hunting quail and pheasant with his bird dogs. The Cincinnati Reds baseball games gave Bill many hours of entertainment. He was blessed with over 50 years of many friends from the Tennessee Walking Horse industry.  He is a member of the Berean Baptist Temple in Fairborn and a lifetime member of the Walking Horse Trainers Association.  He will be greatly missed and remembered by the way he touched the lives of those he encountered.



 

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