Carlyle "Cork" Shannon, 79, passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2009, at DeaconessHospiceCareCenter in Evansville.
He was born Feb. 23, 1930, in Mount Erie, Ill. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and retired in 1993
from Whirlpool Corporation where he had worked for 33 years. He was a member of
the United Presbyterian Church in Princeton and
longtime sexton at ArcherCemetery in Princeton. He enjoyed photography, traveling, playing cards,
meeting people and a good meal.
Survivors include his wife of
45 years, Barbara (Woods) Shannon; and daughter, Lori Shannon McKee (Patrick) of Punta Gorda, Fla.
Four sisters preceded him in
death: Wyant Shannon, Felicia Howery,
Marie Shelton, and Mavis Osie Clem.
Funeral services will be held
at Saturday, July 11, 2009, at the United Presbyterian Church in Princeton, with Rev. Barry Wynveen officiating.
Visitation will be from until
Friday at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton and again from
until the service hour on Saturday at the church. Burial will be at ArcherCemetery in Princeton. VFW 1147 will provide military rites at the cemetery.