Shockey D. Mayle, age 72, of Carolina, passed away Wednesday (Aug. 1, 2018) at the Fairmont General Hospital. He was born March 31, 1946 in Grafton, a son the late Paul Silas and Veldine L. (Mayle) Mayle.
He is survived by his beloved wife of five years, Brenda F. Mayle and his first wife, Linda Hettrick of Hubbard, Ohio; two children, Jude Mayle and fiance Melissa Reed of Ravenna, Ohio, and Tara J. Smith of New Castle, Pennsylvania; three stepdaughters, Danyen Ann Komorlic of Callahan, Florida, Betty Middleman of Orlando, Florida, and Asenath Lynge, of Kingwood; ten grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and also survived by several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his second wife, Velma Juanita Mayle; and two brothers, Texan D. "Sonny" Mayle and Steve Mayle.
He graduated from Monongah High School then attended Fairmont State College for two and a half years. He then served in the U.S. Army from 1967-1969 during the Vietnam War where he was awarded the Vietnam Service Medal with two Bronze Service Stars, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Bronze Star Medal with V Device, Army Commendation Medal, Marksman (Rifle), Combat Infantryman Badge, Purple Heart, Silver Star Medal and National Defense Service Medal. Shockey was a truck driver in Ohio and also worked in the steel mills there for several years. Moving to Florida he then worked for the City Maintenance Department for Volusia County, Florida in New Smyrna Beach. He was a member of the VFW Fairmont Post and a member of the West Hill Weslyan Methodist Church in Grafton.
The family will receive friends from 3-8 p.m. and 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 5 and from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour on Monday at the Donald G. Ford Funeral Home in Grafton. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 6, 2018 in the funeral home with Rev. Ray Frankhouser officiating. Interment will follow at the WV National Cemetery in Grafton.
Published on August 3, 2018