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Mr. James Lee "Jimmy" Shadoan of the Beech Grove Community in Science Hill, Kentucky, passed away at the Jean Waddle Care Center at Hospice of Lake Cumberland in Somerset, Kentucky on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, having attained the age of 76 years, 7 months and 28 days. He was born in the Beech Grove Community of Pulaski County, Kentucky on Monday, April 14, 1941, the son of Joe Martin and Virginia Irene Hall Shadoan. He was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church, a machinist, fireman, bus driver and farmer. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Katherine Ann Shadoan, brothers, Mike Shadoan, Ronnie Shadoan, infant sister, Ruby Shadoan, infant brother, Joseph Glen Shadoan and brother-in-law, Rev. Bill Godbey. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Mae Godbey Shadoan of Science Hill, Kentucky, whom he married on Friday, March 25, 1960, his children, Jeffery Lee Shadoan of Somerset, Kentucky, Timothy Allen Shadoan of Vaught Ridge, Kentucky, James Douglas "Doug" Shadoan (Linda Landrum) of Beech Grove, Kentucky, his siblings, Janet Godbey of Indiana, Marlene Sworden of Somerset, Kentucky, six grandchildren, Toni, Samantha, Tiffany, Mark, Jessica, Sydney, five great-grandchildren, and his best friend, Bro. Wes Hargis. The Funeral service will be conducted on Friday, December 15, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Beech Grove United Methodist Church in Science Hill, Kentucky with Bro. Wes Hargis officiating. The family will receive friends at the church after 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 15, 2017 until the funeral hour. In lieu of flowers, the family request contributions to Beech Grove Cemetery or Hospice of Lake Cumberland. Norris-New Funeral Home of Burkesville, Kentucky is honored to be in charge of all arrangements. Online condolences at www.norris-new.com.
Published on December 13, 2017
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