John Douglas Shields Jr.

Published 12:45 pm Monday, June 13, 2016

Mr. John Douglas Shields Jr., 80, of Mocksville, died Saturday, June 11, 2016 at his home.

He was born Jan. 14, 1936 in Forsyth County to the late J.D. Shields Sr. and Chattie Livengood Shields. Mr. Shields was a member of Clemmons Moravian Church and had served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean and Vietnam wars.

Survivors: his wife, Joyce Peddycord Shields of the home; a son, John Douglas Shields III and Mr. Shields’ favorite daughter-in-law,  Patricia of Clemmons; 8 grandchildren, John IV, Michelle, Josh, Kelly, Koby, Krystal, Cassie and Bobby; 16 great-grandchildren; and 4 siblings, Pat Hege (Curt  Sr.), Herbert Shields (Virginia), Jean Wilson and Joe Shields.

A graveside service was  conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, June 13 at Clemmons Moravian Church Graveyard by the Rev. Ray Burke.

Memorials: Clemmons Moravian, 3535 Spangenberg Ave., Clemmons, 27012; or to Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675; or Rowan Hospice/Palliative CareCenter, 720 Grove St., Salisbury, 28144.