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Dick Shockey
« on: July 17, 2015, 03:29:28 pm »
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Birth:  Mar. 19, 1909
Quincy Township
Franklin County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death:  Nov. 9, 1981
El Reno
Canadian County
Oklahoma, USA

 RICHARD L. SHOCKEY, 72, of 612 S. W. 26th St., El Reno, Okla., a native of the Waynesboro area, died at 3 p.m. Monday shortly after being admitted to Park View Hospital, El Reno. His death was attributed to a heart attack.

 He was born in Quincy Township, March 19, 1909, son of the late Harry A. and Ann R. (Provard) Shockey. His early life was lived In the Waynesboro R. D. 1 and and he was a graduate of the Quincy Township High School with the class of 1927.

 As a young man he was employed at Landis Machine Co. for several years. Following their marriage in June, 1933, he and his wife moved to York, where he was employed at the Naval Ordnance Plant.

 The family moved to El Reno in 1948, when Shockey was employed as assistant superintendent of the tool, die and machine shop at the Federal Corrections Institution. He had been retired since 1955. Shockey was nationally known as a gunsmith and maintained the weapons of various law enforcement agencies in Oklahoma.

 He was currently serving as a member of the El Reno City Council.

 He was a member of the Wesley United Methodist Church of El Reno and the Methodist Men's Club of the church. He was also a member of York Lodge No. 266, F & AM, The Council, Chapter and Commandery, and the Knights Templar, all of York; the El Reno Country Club, the National Rifle Association, the AARP, and the Oklahoma Sheriffs' and Peace Officers' Association.

In addition to his wife, Mrs. Ethel (Bryan) Shockey, he is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Carolyn Kiddy, Littleton, Colo.; two granddaughters; and three brothers, Milton Shockey, Glen Burnie, Md.; Elmer Shockey, Tomstown Rd. and Gilson Shockey, Waynesboro.

 The funeral will be held Friday at 1 p.m. in the Grove Funeral Hone in charge of the Rev. Lester Misner. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery.

 The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the services Friday.

 Source : The Record Herald Newspaper - Waynesboro, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania - Wednesday, November 11, 1981