Leo J Shannon

April 18th, 1948 to April 11th, 2013

Leo Jerome "Jerry" Shannon, 64, of Macon, Georgia, formerly of Port Huron, died April 11, 2013 in the Veterans Hospital in Dublin, GA.

Jerry was born April 18, 1948 in Reed City, MI to the late Leo Joseph and Laura Shannon. He was raised in West Branch and the family moved to Port Huron after he graduated from high school in 1966.

Jerry served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. He was a custodian at St. Stephen Catholic Church for many years. He was a long time member of AA. He was an outdoorsman and loved hunting, fishing, camping, mushroom hunting and gardening. He enjoyed solving crossword puzzles and played a mean game of horseshoes. Jerry loved spending time with his family and friends. He will be remembered for his story telling abilities and the many other things that made him such a wonderful person.

Jerry is survived by his daughters, Lauren Shannon of Monroe, Anna Lee Shannon of Novi and Rachel (Erik) DeSloover of Monroe; son, Elijah Shannon of Everett, WA; grandchildren, Alana Shannon, Isabelle Pringle, Robert Pringle and Lucy DeSloover; sisters, Sandy (George) Rostine, Deb (Mike) Lee and Kathleen (Scott) Garska, all of Port Huron; brothers, Greg (Janet) Shannon of Grand Ledge and Martin Shannon of Macon, GA; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Shannon in 1973.

Memorial services will be 1 pm Friday, April 19, 2013 in Pollock-Randall Funeral Home with visiting one hour prior to the service. Rev. Max Amstutz will officiate. Military Honors will be under the auspices of the St. Clair County Allied Veterans Council.

Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Clair County Allied Veterans Council.

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