SHIELDS, Luke B., 35, of Weirton, WV, passed away Monday, July 9, 2012 at his home.
Born June 2, 1977 in Weirton, he was a son of Jeanette L. Kidd Shields of Weirton and the late Howard E. Shields.
He was also preceded in death by his brother, James D. Shields, Sr., paternal grandparents Buck and Helen Shields and maternal grandparents Ernest and Althea Kidd.
Mr. Shields worked as a welder in the area after receiving his training at the John D. Rockefeller Joint Vocational School in New Cumberland, WV. He was a definite outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing and riding his motorcycle. He always enjoyed spending time with his 12 nieces and nephews and raising his German Shepherds.
In addition to his mother, Luke is survived by brothers, Howard E. Shields, Jr. (Patricia) of Weirton and Charles L. Shields of Sandyville, WV; sister, Nancy E. Pearson of New Cumberland; nephews Tristan, Howard, Joshua, Jake and Jamie and nieces Lacy, Heather, Mindy, Jennifer, Taylor, Courtney and Carly.
Friends will be received Saturday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, where funeral services will be celebrated 1 p.m. Sunday. The Reverend Marvin Taylor will officiate. Interment will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Weirton.
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