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Edgel W. Shields

April 9, 1915 February 6, 2003
Edgel W. Shields
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Obituary for Edgel W. Shields

Edgel W. Shields, age 87, of Caldwell, Ohio died Thursday evening (2/6/2003) at Summit Acres Nursing Home in Caldwell. He was born 4/9/1915 on Forest Grove Ridge, Sharon Township, Noble County, Ohio, a son of the late Okey & Elsie Wiley Shields. He was a retired employee of the Ohio Department of Transportation at Caldwell, and was a member of Sharon Lodge #136 Free and Accepted Masons. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by 3 brothers Clay, Lester & Rufus Shields. Surviving are his wife of 33 years Virginia Cline Shields; 1 sister Dorothy Harmon of Sharon, Ohio,; several nieces and nephews. Friends may call Sunday (2/9/2003) from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 East Street, in Caldwell, Ohio where Sharon Lodge will conduct masonic services at 7:30 PM. Funeral services will be held on Monday at 11:00 AM at the funeral home, with the Rev. William Pickenpaugh officiating. Burial will follow at Friends Cemetery in Quaker City, Ohio. The family requests that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society.

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