SHANNON, John William, loving husband, giving father, doting grandfather, a friend to many, and animal lover.
John William "Jack" Shannon passed away, November 16, 2013, in Cincinnati, OH.
Jack was born June 24, 1932 in Powhatan Point, OH, a son of the late John and Vera Newman Shannon.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Johnaaron Shannon and a sister, Barbara Hess.
He was a retired from the Federal Government and the City of Cincinnati, an Episcopal by faith, and an Army Veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Lynn Ellen Donkin Shannon, a daughter, Leslie L. Shannon of Mason, OH, a son, Brian P. Shannon and his wife, Amy B. Shannon of Strongsville, OH, grandsons; Parker G. Shannon and Cameron J. Shannon both of Strongsville, OH, Russell Shannon, and his mother, Abby Shannon of Crofton, MD, a brother-in-law, George L Donkin and his wife, Laura Donkin, and their sons, Michael Donkin and Jacob Donkin all of Bethesda, MD.
Remembrances may be sent to Save the Animal Foundation, 4011 Red Bank road Cincinnati, OH 45227, www.staf.org (513) 561-7823.
Family and friends are invited to a Funeral service on Saturday November 23, 2013 at 11:30 a.m, at the Powhatan Cemetery Chapel Powhatan Point, OH.
Arrangements are by Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, Powhatan Point, OH.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyer.com