Clarence Edmund Shields, 90, of Proctorville, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at home. He was born August 4, 1924 in Jackson County, Ohio son of the late Marion and Mamie Null Shields.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, James and Harold Shields; and three sisters, Alice Laatsch, Lucille Cline and Pauline Carter.
He was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church in Jackson, Ohio and attended First Baptist Church of Proctorville. He was a lifetime member of the DAV and a WW II Army Veteran, receiving the Purple Heart.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Cherry Faye Shields; two children, Marsha Shields Ater and Ival (Jamie) Shields; four grandchildren, Steven (Jenny) Ater, Matthew Ater, Luke Shields and Leah Shields; one great-grandson, Casen Ater; and one brother, Henry (Shirley) Shields.
Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, January 30, 2015 at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, Ohio by Pastor Jeff Black, Pastor Mike Smith and Pastor Duane Smith. Burial will follow in Rome Cemetery, Proctorville, Ohio. Proctorville V.F.W. Post 6878 will conduct military graveside rites. Visitation will be held 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, January 29, 2015 at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.timeformemory.com/hall