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James Lee - Jimmy - Shadoan, Pulaski Co., KY (1941-2017)

He was a member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church, a machinist, a fireman, a bus driver and a farmer.
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Mr. James Lee "Jimmy" Shadoan of the Beech Grove Community in Science Hill, KY, died at the Jean Waddle Care Center at Hospice of Lake Cumberland in Somerset, KY on Tuesday, December 12, 2017.

The Funeral service was conducted on Friday, December 15, 2017 at the Beech Grove United Methodist Church in Science Hill, KY with Bro. Wes Hargis officiating. Special singing and music by Steve and Margie Tilley. Burial was in the Beech Grove Cemetery.

Casket Bearers were Jay Baugh, Junior Kidd, Chad Duvall, T. J. Hargis, Toni Shadoan, Samantha Godsey, Julie Duvall, Tiffany Wright, and Jessica Shadoan.

James Lee "Jimmy" Shadoan, Pulaski Co., KY (1941-2017)

He was born in the Beech Grove Community of Pulaski County, KY on Monday, April 14, 1941, the son of Joe Martin and Virginia Irene Hall Shadoan. He died Tuesday, December 2, 2107, in Somerset, Pulaski County, KY, at the age of 76 years, seven months, and 28 days.

He was a member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church, a machinist, a fireman, a bus driver and a farmer.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Katherine Ann Shadoan; his brothers, Mike Shadoan, Ronnie Shadoan; an infant sister, Ruby Shadoan; an infant brother, Joseph Glen Shadoan; and his brother-in-law, Rev. Bill Godbey.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Shirley Mae Godbey Shadoan of Science Hill, KY, whom he married on Friday, March 25, 1960, and
  • His children: Jeffery Lee Shadoan of Somerset, KY; Timothy Allen Shadoan of Vaught Ridge, KY; James Douglas "Doug" Shadoan (and Linda Landrum) of Beech Grove, KY

  • His siblings: Janet Godbey of Indiana; and Marlene Sworden of Somerset, KY

  • Six grandchildren: Toni, Samantha, Tiffany, Mark, Jessica, Sydney

  • Five great-grandchildren: Matthew, Jazzlan, Orion, Henry, Conner

  • Special niece: Julie Duvall

  • Special nephew: Chad Duvall

  • And his best friend: Bro. Wes Hargis
Send condolences to the family of James Lee (Jimmy) Shadoan

Contributions in his memory be made to Beech Grove Cemetery or Hospice of Lake Cumberland. Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY, is in charge of all the arrangements.

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James Lee - Jimmy - Shadoan, Pulaski Co., KY (1941-2017)

2017-12-16 - 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY - Photo from Norris-New Funeral Home.

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