SIKESTON, Mo. -- Harold Loyd Shaver, 73, of Sikeston died Monday, Nov. 11, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
He was born Oct. 12, 1929, in Ingram, Ark., son of Oscar and Sarah McCamey Shaver. He and Betty Jo Scott were married Sept. 30, 1950, in Piggott, Ark.
Shaver was a blacksmith in the maintenance department of Missouri Department of Transportation 43 years, retiring April 1, 1991. He was a member of Shady Acres Church of Christ.
He was a corporal in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife; four sons, Dale Shaver of Little Rock, Ark., Raymond Shaver of Sikeston, Johnny Shaver of New Madrid, Mo., Randy Shaver of Morehouse, Mo.; a daughter, Linda Helm of Sikeston; a brother, R.L. Vermilye of Pocahontas, Ark.; a sister, Lois Hubbert of Benton, Mo.; 14 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister and a granddaughter.
Friends may call at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the chapel, with Johnny Hester and Pat Hogan officiating. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery, with full military honors conducted by Missouri Military Honor Guard.