Reed Funeral Home
COAL GROVE —
Shannon Edward Felty, 54, of Coal Grove, Ohio, formerly of Flatwoods, died after a long battle with cancer and emphysema on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.
He was born July 1, 1958, in Grayson, a son of Hershell Miller and Janice Justice Miller and the late Bertis Felty.
In addition to his father, he was also preceded in death by a precious son, Garrett Felty, in 2002 and his grandparents, Edward and Lora Blevins Felty and Edward and Bertha Reeves Justice. Shannon was named for both grandfathers
Shannon was a member of the first sophomore class at the new Greenup County High School in 1974 and was a 1976 graduate.
He retired from CSX after working at the Raceland, Huntington and Russell shops as a machinist and pipefitter.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his longtime companion, Cheryl Waller and her daughter, Brittany; a daughter, Andrea Felty (Warren Crouch) of Salt Lick; a grandson, Dylan Crouch of Salt Lick; a stepson, Wayne Floyd of Grayson; stepgrandchildren Cameron and Kacie of Grayson; two sisters, Anita Felty Woodrum of Huntington and Bobbie Felty Clevenger of Raceland; a nephew, Daniel Clevenger; and three nieces, Abby Clevenger, Amy (Tim) Moore and Lauren Oney (Jerry McComas). He also leaves behind a host of many friends, including a friend he loved like a brother, Wayne Gehringer.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Reed Funeral Home in Greenup by Brother Marvin Perry. Burial will be in Smith-Claxon Cemetery in Argillite.
Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to reedfuneralhome.us.