MARDELA SPRINGS, Md. - James G. Shockley, Jr., 64, of Mardela Springs, died on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center. Born on April 22, 1948 in Salisbury, he was the son of the late James G. and Gertrude Rounds Shockley. He was a graduate of Wicomico Senior High, Salisbury MD. At a very young age, Mr. Shockley was taught many work trades. George, as many would call him, found his passion in fixing things. He put in over 30 years in the heavy machinery industry and fully operated the family chicken farm. He was able to retire a few years ago.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother James Howard Shockley, of Laurel, DE and James Dewitt Shockley and his wife Louise Shockley, of Salisbury, MD. He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years; Vickie Shockley of Salisbury, son, James R. Shockley and wife, Erin Harris Shockley of Sharptown, MD, and daughter Michelle L. Shockley Davis and husband, Kevin A. Davis, of Seaford, DE, grandsons, James, Robert Shockley,Jr of Laurel and Carter Thomas Shockley of Sharptown. Sisters, Catherine Sutton of Clyde, NC, Laura Mae Shockley of Laurel, DE, Mary Ann Tracey and her husband John T. Tracey of Florence, SC, and sister-in-law, Mrs. Beverly Mae Shockley of Laurel, DE and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial celebration of life will be held at 2:30 PM. on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at Memorial Building in Sharptown, MD with a visitation starting at 2:00 PM.