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“I was sad to hear about Lucian passing away our prayers go out to the family . I knew the Shockey family when they lived north of Mer Rouge at...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Wayne Griffin

“May the God of all comfort continue to comfort and bless you during this time of sorrow and grief.Matthew 5:4 ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Rose B - LA

“Wanda and Hugh, Bill and I remember with great fondness many good times together with Lucian and one or both of you - our own wedding; visiting...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Anne Thompson

“Wanda, sincere condolences in your loss. Please know you and your family are in our hearts and prayers.Mike and Barbara McGee ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Mike McGee - Houston, TX

“Sending our Love and Sympathy to you and Hugh ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Ken and Sara Pruisner - AR

“Mrs. Shockey, my sincere condolences in the passing of your beloved husband. My thoughts are with you and your family during this most difficult...Read More »
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LUCIAN HUGHES SHOCKEY, SR. COX FUNERAL HOME BASTROP, LA. Lucian Hughes Shockey, Sr. of Jacksonville, Arkansas, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at Little Rock, Arkansas. He was born April 4, 1944, in Bastrop, Louisiana, to the late Lucian Shockey and Florence Hughes Shockey. Lucian was a faithful member, former Sunday School Teacher and former Finance Committee member at Park Hill Baptist Church in North Little Rock. He was preceded in death by his sister, Betty Lois Shockey, and his parents. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Wanda Langley Shockey, and son, Lucian Hughes (Hugh) Shockey, Jr. of St. Louis, Missouri, sister: Bonnie Opal (Neal) Willett brother: William Carl Shockey, sister-in-laws: Judy (John) Ford and Cindy Kinnaird Shockey, nephew: Andrew Shockey, Nieces: Kay (Ray) Alleman, Beth (Tommy) Pitts, Kathy (Luther) Wallace, Katie Willett, Jessica Shockey, and Danielle (Paul David) Morrill. Also surviving are numerous great nephews, great nieces. Lucian graduated from Mer Rouge High School in 1962 and Northeast Louisiana State College (now University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) in 1966 with a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Animal Industry. He graduated with honors and was a member of Omicron Delta Kappa. He was selected for Who's Who in American Colleges/Universities. In 1964 he organized and became president of the first Collegiate Farm Bureau Chapter in the United States. After college Lucian was a partner in Shockey Farms and Cattle, Co. in Mer Rouge, Louisiana until 1976. Lucian was President of the Morehouse Cattlemen's Association, Vice President of the Louisiana Cattlemen's Association in 1969 and was a Lifetime Member of the Louisiana Cattlemen's Association. He became Louisiana Sales Manager for Moorman Feed Company in 1976 and in 1978 Sales Manager for Mountaire Feeds in North Little Rock. In 1982 Lucian graduated from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) with a BS degree in Accounting and became a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in Arkansas in 1981 passing the CPA exam before earning his Accounting Degree. He was licensed in Louisiana in 1982. During his career as a CPA he served various position at AR Department of Human Services (DHS) from 1979 to 1986. He became Head of the DHS Audit Section covering all programs operated by DHS from 1986 to 1997. In 1997 he became Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance at UALR and from 2000 to 2008 he served as Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration. Lucian became Arkansas Deputy Secretary of Agriculture in 2008 and retained that position until his retirement in 2010. During his career he was president of the Arkansas Governmental Accountants Association. He was, an Arkansas Government Finance Manager and later a Certified Government Financial Manager in 1995. He mentored a number of persons interested in becoming CPAs. As an active member of the Arkansas Society of CPAs, he taught courses in governmental and audit accounting and at the national level, he taught courses for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants until he retired in 2012. Lucian was a loving husband who always courted and supported his wife. He was a wonderful father, sharing many activities with Hugh from scouts to restoration of a 1948 Jeep. He enjoyed the outdoors while squirrel hunting with his rat terrier dogs, and started the Arkansas Squirrel Hunters Association in the early 1990's. He enjoyed fishing and hunting at Lakeside Country Club and cherished the relationships with members established over the past 30 years. Special thanks is extended to neighbors Jerry and Judy Tomlin, Jim and Marcia Dornblaser, and Jeff Twitty for assistance during Lucian's illness. Jim Dockins and the Dockins Sunday School Class at Parkhill Baptist Church are greatly appreciated for the on-going prayer support provided over the past fourteen years for Lucian's many cancer treatments. The family will receive friends on Sunday, June 18, 2017, from 3-5 pm at Smith-North Little Rock Funeral Home, 1921 Main Street, North Little Rock, AR. The funeral service will be at 1 pm on June 19, 2017 at Smith-North Little Rock Funeral Home, with Dr. Carey Heard officiating. Serving as pallbearers will be Jerry Tomlin, Jim Dornblaser, Jeff Twitty, Paul Garrett, Biff Grimes, and Dr. Earl Smith. Honorary pallbearers are the Dockins Sunday School Class, Rev. Luke Flesher, Dr. Charles Hathaway, Dr. Charles Donaldson, Rev. Hezekiah Stewart, Jr., John Louis Ford, Keith Wayne Babb, and Ray Scott. An additional visitation will be held at the Cox Funeral Home, 611 N. Washington in Bastrop, Louisiana on June 20, 2017, from 2-3 pm and a committal service and interment to follow in the Mer Rouge Cemetery, Hwy 165, between Bastrop and Mer Rouge, Louisiana. Serving as pallbearers for the graveside services are William (Bill) Shockey, Taylor Dean Wallace, Darryl Gandy, Mike Venable, Charles E. Evans, Jr., and Steve Middlebrooks. View and sign online guest books at either the Smith-North Little Rock website (www.northlittlerockfuneralhome.com) or Cox Funeral Home website (www.coxfuneral.com). Friends and relatives who wish to make a memorial gift, please feel free to do so in flowers; or make donations in Lucian's name to Alzheimer's ARKANSAS, mailing address, 201 Markham Center Dr. Little Rock, AR 72205; or to the UAMS Rockefeller Cancer Institute, 4301 W. Markham Street, #716, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205.

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