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Richard D 'Hunk' Shannon

July 26, 1941 September 28, 2012
Richard D 'Hunk' Shannon
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Richard D. 'Hunk' Shannon, 71 of Hiram, Georgia passed away on Friday, September 28, 2012 at Wellstar Community Hospice in Austell, Georgia. Born Saturday, July 26, 1941 in Ardmore, Tennessee he was the son of the late James R. Shannon and the late Tula Mae Hobbs Shannon. He was preceded in death by brother, James Shannon. Mr. Shannon lived in the Ardmore area most of his life before moving to Georgia. He was an avid Alabama football fan and loved to hunt. Surviving are his wife, Rita Shannon, Hirman, GA.; daughter, Karen (Alvin) Parker, Bay Saint Louis, MS; grandsons, Joshua, Seth and Peyton Parker of Bay Saint Louis, Ms; sister-in- law, Wynona Shannon. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, September 30, 2012 at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home with Bro. Floyd Bradford officiating. Burial will be in Gatlin Cemetery, Ardmore, AL. The family will receive friends from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM on Sunday, September 30, 2012, at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home, Ardmore, Alabama. Online condolences may be made to the family at

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