Ardell Junior (AJ) Shealy PDF Print E-mail

Ardell Junior (AJ) Shealy, 81, of Prosperity, died Sunday, April 29, 2018, at J.F. Hawkins Nursing Home.

Born on November 14, 1936, in Chapin, he was a son of the late Ernest Ardell and Bertha Sites Shealy. He was retired from Shakespeare and was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church where he was in the Adult Sunday School Class II. Mr. Shealy had a great love for the outdoors as he loved farming, hunting and fishing. He most especially loved his family; his wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Faye Dennis Shealy; a son, Kenneth Dell (Debra) Shealy of Prosperity; a daughter, Janelle (Michael) Frick of Columbia; brother, Claude H. Shealy of Little Mountain; grandchildren, Jason (Nina) Stutts of Brooklyn, NY; Deann (Barry) McManus and Allen (Shelly) Shealy both of Prosperity; great-grandchildren. Calen and Eliza McManus and Carolyne Shealy; five step-grandchildren and twelve step-great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Shelvie Shealy of Prosperity and Frances Shealy of Chapin and a number of nieces and nephews. Mr. Shealy was predeceased by his siblings, Helen Lindler, Susie Frick, Myrtle Bouknight, Carl Shealy, Elton Shealy, Clarence Shealy, Robert Shealy, Charles Shealy and Lenard Shealy.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at St. Luke's Lutheran Church by the Rev. Jason Schafer. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service. Memorials may be made to St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 4056 St. Luke's Church Road, Prosperity, SC 29127.

Active pallbearers Dean Shealy, Bruce Shealy, Stanley Bouknight, Doug Shealy, Dale Shealy and Eldred Frick.

The family wishes to extend special thanks to the staff of J.F. Hawkins Nursing Home for their love and care.

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#26 Shaye Miller 2018-05-02 09:05
Kenneth and family, I just learned of your father's passing and I am so sorry for your loss. My heart aches for you because I know how much you loved your father. Keep your memories close because they will bring peace. May God wrap his loving arms around you and bring you comfort during these difficult times. You are in our thoughts and prayers
Eric and Shaye Miller
#25 Shelley Z. Remion 2018-05-01 20:45
You are in my thoughts and prayers. May GOD wrap his loving arms around each of you and give you peace during this difficult time.

Shelley Remion
#24 Polly W Turner 2018-05-01 15:22
So sorry to hear of your loss. I enjoyed many yrs of working at Shakespeare with Jr. He was a good man , loved his Family and would always speak if he saw me. I would see Jr and Mrs Shealy at Lowe’s sometimes but had not seen them in some time now. Cherish the many memories you have of him. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
#23 Kayla Bodie 2018-05-01 07:06
Mrs. Faye and family I’m so very sorry for the loss of Mr. Shealy.My thought and prayers are with you all during this time of need. He was a joy to take care of. Love Kayla J.F.Hawkins CNA.
#22 Linda & John Wolfe 2018-04-30 20:36
Prayers for your family.
#21 David & Lynn Riber 2018-04-30 19:22
Mrs. Faye and Family,
We are thinking of you and praying that God’s grace will comfort you at this difficult time.
#20 Annette Kyzer 2018-04-30 19:15
My thoughts, prayers and love are with you and your family
during this difficult time. With sympathy and God Bless......
#19 Sandra Boozer 2018-04-30 16:32
Thinking and praying for each of you.
Sandra and Ruth Boozer
#18 Phyllis McKay 2018-04-30 15:20
So sorry to hear.about.your.loss. Thoughts and.prayers
#17 Robbie Koon DeFreese 2018-04-30 12:29
Mrs. Fay, Kenneth, Debbie, Janelle & Families, so sorry to hear about Mr. Junior. Prayers for all during this difficult time.
Dan & Robbie
#16 Cindy Leitzsey 2018-04-30 12:05
Kenny We are so sorry to hear of your dad passing.Keep remembering the good times you had with him.We will have your family in our thoughts and prayers.Cindy and Donnie
#15 Anya Bedenbaugh 2018-04-30 09:58
Thinking of you and wishing you moments of peace and comfort as you go through this difficult time.

Mike & Anya Bedenbaugh
#14 Lisa Lever 2018-04-30 09:53
Mrs. Faye and family,
You are all in my thoughts and prayers. May God provide you all with the strength you will need for the days and nights ahead.
The Lever Family
Peggy Killian
#13 Sylvia Moore 2018-04-30 07:54
Mrs Fay and family,I am so sorry for your loss JR was a great man!You are in my thoughts and prayers!!!!
#12 Sheriff Lee Foster 2018-04-30 07:50
Our family extends you our deepest sympathy on the passing of Mr. Shealy. He is at Peace and is helping to prepare a place for you. May a life well lived serve as some comfort during this difficult time. Lee, Carol, Joseph, Amelia, and Jennylee
#11 Michelle M Pugh 2018-04-30 07:49
Dearest Faye, Janelle, Kenneth, Debra, Deann, Allen & Family,

My heart is saddened to hear about the loss of Mr. Shealy. I had the opportunity to get to know him while we met at St. Luke's to clean the altar. The Shealy Family is being held closer to our hearts today.

Love and Friendship,
The Maddalena Family
#10 Wes & Helen Griffin 2018-04-30 07:22
We are more sorry than we can say for your loss. May God bless you with comfort in wonderful memories.
#9 Harold Fulmer 2018-04-30 06:50
Faye, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. We pray God will comfort you and give you peace of knowing he is in a better place.
With love,
Harold & Ola Mae Fulmer
#8 Doug 2018-04-30 05:38
You are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Please know Mr. Junior is without pain or limitations now.
Doug and Pam Hipp
#7 Jenny Braswell 2018-04-29 22:04
Dear Mrs.Faye, Kenneth, Debra, Janelle and Family, I am so sorry for your loss of Mr.Junior. I kind of thought that he may not be doing well, but I was afraid to ask, when I saw all of you Friday. He was such a sweet, kind man. May our Lord comfort you in the days ahead. Jenny and Jimmy Braswell
#6 Billy & Edith Morris 2018-04-29 21:50
Mrs. Faye and family
Our deepest sympathy in the loss of Mr. Junior. May your grief be replace by all your sweet memories.
Billy & Edith Morris
#5 Debbie & Don Dennis 2018-04-29 19:04
Faye & family, we were so sorry to hear of your loss.
Keeping you in our prayers .
#4 Gladys & Bobby Sligh 2018-04-29 16:44
Our thoughts and prayers are with y’all. If there is anything we can do for you let us know
#3 Lydia Merchant 2018-04-29 16:29
Ms. Faye and family, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Faye Long, Lydia & David Merchant, Phillip & Ingrid Trotter
#2 Bertha McManus 2018-04-29 16:21
I’m are Junior is now at peace. Shields & I send our thoughts & Prayers to Faye, Kenneth ,Jenelle, Debbie, Deann, Allen, Barry , Calen & Eliza.
#1 Jo Ann Sligh 2018-04-29 14:27
You are all in our thoughts and prayers
Jo Ann & Richard