Floyd C. Shannon
Floyd C. Shannon
  • September 6, 1925 - August 8, 2017
  • Amarillo, Texas

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VET Floyd C. Shannon, 91, of Amarillo died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Osage Baptist Church with Brother David Speed officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements are by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 S. Bell St.

Floyd was born Sept. 6, 1925, in Edmonson to James Luther Shannon and Hester Burrows Shannon. He served in the Army during World War II in Germany and France. He married Edith Morris Shannon on March 7, 1943, in Rockwall.

He was preceded in death by his wife; an infant son, Floyd Donald Shannon; a daughter, Sherron Shannon Mays, and 12 brothers and sisters.

Survivors include a son, Ron and wife Jan; a daughter, Sallie Shannon Grimsley; a son-in-law Raymond Mays; 12 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and 20 great-great-grandchildren.

Arrangements under the direction of Memorial Park Funeral Home & Cemetery, Amarillo, TX.