In Memoriam : Ramon Shields

Ramon Charles Shields - age: 78
(December 09, 1931 to September 11, 2010 )
Resident of Three Rivers, California

Visitation Information:
Graveside Services will be held on Thursday, September 16, 2010 at 10:00 AM at the Three Rivers Cemetery, Three Rivers CA. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent in Ray’s honor to the Kings County Commission on Aging, Alzheimer’s Fund, 680 North Campus Drive, Hanford, CA 93230

Ray Shields, 78, of Three Rivers, passed away on Saturday 9/11/10

He was born on December 9th 1931 in Van Nuys CA, and was one of nine children. He married Karen Shields in 1976, and they lived in Canoga Park until moving to Three Rivers in 1990.

Ray was a carpenter for 52 years until he retired in 1999. He loved to stop by any job site he could find to talk to the crew for hours about what they were building.

Ray was a very active member of the community, loved to talk to everyone and anyone and never in all of his years passed up an opportunity to tell a joke. He was a member of the Three Rivers Lions Club for 18 years, and volunteered at the Visalia Senior Center for 8 years. He was an avid bowler and spent 50 years on various bowling teams. He loved to travel and took trips with his wife including road trips across country and several cruises to various countries around the world

He is survived by his three children: Rusty, Tina and Jonie Shields. He also has three grandchildren: Erica Aviles, Tarrance Vickers, and Alisha Shields.

Funeral Services will be held at the Three Rivers Cemetery on Thursday September 16th at 10am.
He will always be remembered in our hearts and he will be missed dearly.